River Hill High School

River Hill High School serves 1,343 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 59%.
River Hill High School operates within the Howard County School District.
Howard County School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1343 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,343 students
River Hill High School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % River Hill High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
River Hill High School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade River Hill High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 14:1 15:1
River Hill High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
25%
6%
River Hill High School Asian Students (1997-2013)
Hispanic
9%
14%
River Hill High School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
6%
35%
River Hill High School Black Students (1997-2013)
White
57%
41%
River Hill High School White Students (1997-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
River Hill High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.61 0.39
River Hill High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
4%
38%
River Hill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
1%
6%
River Hill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Howard County School District's student population of 52,806 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90% over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,863 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,395 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
26
Number of Students Managed 52,806 15,824
Howard County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 87%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $854 MM $243 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $830 MM $239 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,863 $14,280
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,395 $14,036
Howard 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 Homewood School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clarksville Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clarksville Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Clarksville Clarksville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 523 students
    0.1 miles
    12041 Clarksville Pk
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410)313-7050
    0.1KG-5523
  • Clarksville Clarksville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 608 students
    1.8 miles
    6535 South Trotter Rd
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410)313-7057
    1.86-8608
  • ClarksvillePointers Run Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 790 students
    1.9 miles
    6600 South Trotter Rd
    ClarksvilleMD 21029
    (410)313-7142
    1.9PK-5790
  • ColumbiaSwansfield Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    2.3 miles
    5610 Cedar Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21044
    (410)313-6907
    2.3PK-5594
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    2.4 miles
    10920 Clarksville Pk
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410)313-6698
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