Maurice J. Mcdonough High School

Maurice J. Mcdonough High School serves 1,118 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School operates within the Charles County School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1118 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,118 students
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 17:1 15:1
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
53%
35%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
37%
41%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
0.58 0.39
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
24%
38%
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
5%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,919 is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,692 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Charles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
26
Number of Students Managed 26,455 15,824
Charles County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
Charles County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $373 MM $243 MM
Charles County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $367 MM $239 MM
Charles County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,919 $14,280
Charles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,692 $14,036
Charles 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 Robert D. Stethem Educational Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert D. Stethem Educational Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. James Craik Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • PomfretDr. James Craik Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 521 students7725 Marshall Corner Rd
    PomfretMD 20675
    (301)934-4270
    1.1PK-5521
  • PomfretRobert D. Stethem Educational Center
    Alternative School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 52 students7775 Marshall Corner Rd
    PomfretMD 20675
    (301)932-1003
    1.16-1252
  • La PlataMilton M. Somers Middle School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 907 students300 Willow Ln
    La PlataMD 20646
    (301)934-4663
    4.26-8907
  • La PlataWalter J. Mitchell Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 673 students400 Willow Ln
    La PlataMD 20646
    (301)934-4687
    4.4PK-5673
  • Indian HeadJ. C. Parks Elementary School
    4.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 752 students3505 Livingston Rd
    Indian HeadMD 20640
    (301)375-7444
    4.5PK-5752

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