Great Mills High School

Great Mills High School serves 1,595 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Great Mills High School operates within the St. Mary's County School District.
St. Mary's County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1595 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,595 students
Great Mills High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Great Mills High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Great Mills High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Great Mills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 18:1 15:1
Great Mills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Great Mills High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
7%
14%
Great Mills High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
37%
35%
Great Mills High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
41%
Great Mills High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Great Mills 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.
0.66 0.39
Great Mills 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.
29%
38%
Great Mills 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.
4%
6%
Great Mills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

St. Mary's County School District's student population of 17,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 73% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,993 in this district is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,248 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
26
Number of Students Managed 17,841 15,824
St. Mary's County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 87%
St. Mary's County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $243 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $239 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,993 $14,280
St. Mary's County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,248 $14,036
St. Mary's County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Dr. James A. Forrest Career And Technology Center (6.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Esperanza Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chesapeake Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Lexington ParkChesapeake Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 354 students
    0.4 miles
    20945 Great Mills Rd
    Lexington ParkMD 20653
    (301)863-9585
    0.4KG-8354
  • Great MillsGeorge Washington Carver Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    0.5 miles
    46155 Carver School Blvd
    Great MillsMD 20634
    (301)863-4076
    0.5PK-5617
  • Lexington ParkLexington Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 546 students
    2 miles
    46763 Shangri La Dr
    Lexington ParkMD 20653
    (301)863-4085
    2PK-5546
  • Great MillsGreenview Knolls Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
    2.3 miles
    45711 Military Ln
    Great MillsMD 20634
    (301)863-4095
    2.3PK-5434
  • Park HallPark Hall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 648 students
    2.6 miles
    20343 Hermanville Rd
    Park HallMD 20667
    (301)863-4054
    2.6PK-5648

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