North Dorchester High School

North Dorchester High School serves 490 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
North Dorchester High School operates within the Dorchester County School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 490 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 490 students
North Dorchester High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % North Dorchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
North Dorchester High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade North Dorchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 12:1 15:1
North Dorchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
14%
North Dorchester High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
21%
35%
North Dorchester High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
69%
41%
North Dorchester High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
North Dorchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups North Dorchester 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.
0.48 0.39
North Dorchester 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.
36%
38%
North Dorchester 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.
7%
6%
North Dorchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,766 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,291 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 47% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,101 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name Dorchester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
26
Number of Students Managed 4,766 15,824
Dorchester County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 74% 87%
Dorchester County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $243 MM
Dorchester County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $79 MM $239 MM
Dorchester County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,291 $14,280
Dorchester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,101 $14,036
Dorchester 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 Mardela Middle & High School (11 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Dorchester Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hurlock Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HurlockNorth Dorchester Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 432 students5745 Cloverdale Rd
    HurlockMD 21643
    (410)943-3322
    0.26-8432
  • HurlockHurlock Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 480 students301 Charles St
    HurlockMD 21643
    (410)943-3303
    2.7PK-5480
  • SecretaryWarwick Elementary School
    4.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 330 students155 Main St
    SecretaryMD 21664
    (410)943-3588
    4.1PK-5330
  • ViennaVienna Elementary School
    7.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 181 students4905 Ocean Gateway
    ViennaMD 21869
    (410)376-3151
    7.3PK-5181
  • Preston Preston Elementary School
    8.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 402 students225 Main St
    PrestonMD 21655
    (410)673-2552
    8.5PK-5402

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