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.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 467 students has declined by 15% 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 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.39. 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 (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
14%
Colonel Richardson High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
26%
35%
Colonel Richardson High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
64%
41%
Colonel Richardson High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Colonel Richardson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Colonel Richardson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.39
Colonel Richardson High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The 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 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,520 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,240 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Caroline County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
26
Number of Students Managed 5,545 15,824
Caroline County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 87%
Caroline County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $243 MM
Caroline County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $68 MM $239 MM
Caroline County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,520 $14,280
Caroline County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,240 $14,036
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 students25390 Richardson Rd
    FederalsburgMD 21632
    (410)754-5263
    06-8414
  • FederalsburgFederalsburg Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 505 students302 South University Ave
    FederalsburgMD 21632
    (410)754-5344
    4.9PK-5505
  • Preston Preston Elementary School
    5.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 402 students225 Main St
    PrestonMD 21655
    (410)673-2552
    5.4PK-5402
  • DentonDenton Elementary School
    8.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 632 students303 Sharp Rd
    DentonMD 21629
    (410)479-1660
    8.1PK-5632
  • HurlockHurlock Elementary School
    9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 480 students301 Charles St
    HurlockMD 21643
    (410)943-3303
    9PK-5480

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