Pocomoke High School

Pocomoke High School serves 331 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Pocomoke High School operates within the Worcester County School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 331 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 331 students
Pocomoke High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pocomoke High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Pocomoke High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pocomoke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 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 10:1 15:1
Pocomoke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Pocomoke High School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Pocomoke High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
44%
35%
Pocomoke High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
48%
41%
Pocomoke High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Pocomoke High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pocomoke 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
Pocomoke 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.
49%
38%
Pocomoke 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%
Pocomoke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,649 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,510 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,563 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Worcester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
26
Number of Students Managed 6,649 15,824
Worcester County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 87%
Worcester County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $130 MM $243 MM
Worcester County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $124 MM $239 MM
Worcester County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $19,510 $14,280
Worcester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,563 $14,036
Worcester 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 Arcadia High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pocomoke Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocomoke Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Pocomoke City Pocomoke Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 393 students2119 Pocomoke Beltway
    Pocomoke CityMD 21851
    (410)632-5130
    0.3PK-3393
  • Pocomoke CityPocomoke Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 4-8 | 432 students800 8th St
    Pocomoke CityMD 21851
    (410)632-5150
    1.14-8432
  • Oak HallArcadia Middle School
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    9.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 478 students29485 Horsey Rd
    Oak HallVA 23416
    (757)824-4862
    9.16-8478
  • Oak HallArcadia High School
    9.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 579 students8210 Lankford Hwy
    Oak HallVA 23416
    (757)824-5613
    9.29-12579
  • Oak HallBadger Vocational Ed Center - North
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    9.2 miles | Grades: 9-128210 Lankford Hwy
    Oak HallVA 23416
    (757)824-6386
    9.29-12n/a

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