Colonel Richardson High School

Colonel Richardson High School serves 467 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Colonel Richardson High School operates within the Caroline County School District.
Caroline County School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

The student population of 467 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 467 students
Colonel Richardson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Colonel Richardson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Colonel Richardson High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Colonel Richardson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Colonel Richardson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Colonel Richardson High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
26%
35%
Colonel Richardson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
64%
41%
Colonel Richardson High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Colonel Richardson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.69
Colonel Richardson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
38%
Colonel Richardson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Colonel Richardson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Caroline County School District's student population of 5,545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 84% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,520 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Caroline County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
29
Number of Students Managed 5,545 17,841
Caroline County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 84%
Caroline County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $81 MM n/a
Caroline County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $68 MM n/a
Caroline County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,520 n/a
Caroline County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,240 n/a
Caroline County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Caroline Career & Technology Center (10.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colonel Richardson Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Federalsburg Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FederalsburgColonel Richardson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 414 students
    0 miles
    25390 Richardson Rd
    FederalsburgMD 21632
    (410)754-5263
    06-8414
  • FederalsburgFederalsburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 505 students
    4.9 miles
    302 South University Ave
    FederalsburgMD 21632
    (410)754-5344
    4.9PK-5505
  • Preston Preston Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 402 students
    5.4 miles
    225 Main St
    PrestonMD 21655
    (410)673-2552
    5.4PK-5402
  • DentonDenton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 632 students
    8.1 miles
    303 Sharp Rd
    DentonMD 21629
    (410)479-1660
    8.1PK-5632
  • HurlockHurlock Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    9 miles
    301 Charles St
    HurlockMD 21643
    (410)943-3303
    9PK-5480

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