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.
Charles County 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 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 19:1 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
53%
35%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
37%
41%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
0.58 0.39
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Charles County School District's student population of 26,455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,919 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 $13,692 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
Charles County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $373 MM $243 MM
Charles County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $367 MM $239 MM
Charles County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,919 $14,280
Charles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,692 $14,036
Charles 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 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
    Grades: PK-5 | 521 students
    1.1 miles
    7725 Marshall Corner Rd
    PomfretMD 20675
    (301)934-4270
    1.1PK-5521
  • PomfretRobert D. Stethem Educational CenterAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 52 students
    1.1 miles
    7775 Marshall Corner Rd
    PomfretMD 20675
    (301)932-1003
    1.16-1252
  • La PlataMilton M. Somers Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 907 students
    4.2 miles
    300 Willow Ln
    La PlataMD 20646
    (301)934-4663
    4.26-8907
  • La PlataWalter J. Mitchell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 673 students
    4.4 miles
    400 Willow Ln
    La PlataMD 20646
    (301)934-4687
    4.4PK-5673
  • Indian HeadJ. C. Parks Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
    4.5 miles
    3505 Livingston Rd
    Indian HeadMD 20640
    (301)375-7444
    4.5PK-5752

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