Chopticon High School

Chopticon High School serves 1,624 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Chopticon High School operates within the St. Mary's County Public s School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1624 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,624 students
Chopticon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Chopticon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Chopticon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 14:1
Chopticon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Chopticon High School Asian (2000-2010)
Hispanic
2%
11%
Chopticon High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
10%
37%
Chopticon High School Black (1989-2012)
White
85%
43%
Chopticon High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chopticon High School Sch Ethnicity Chopticon High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.38
Chopticon High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
14%
35%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,120 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name St. Mary's County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
28
Number of Students Managed 21,120 16,752
St. Mary
Graduation Rate 80% 85%
St. Mary
District Total Revenue $235 MM $244 MM
St. Mary
District Spending $227 MM $238 MM
St. Mary
District Revenue / Student $14,010 $14,580
St. Mary
District Spending / Student $13,556 $14,228
St. Mary
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dr. James A. Forrest Career And Technology Center (7.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Margaret Brent Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Banneker Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Helen Margaret Brent Middle School
    29675 Point Lookout Rd
    Helen , MD , 20635
    (301)884-4635
    1.4  mi  |  986  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Loveville Benjamin Banneker Elementary School
    27180 Point Lookout Rd
    Loveville , MD , 20656
    (301)475-0260
    1.9  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Loveville Oakville Elementary School
    27184 Point Lookout Rd
    Loveville , MD , 20656
    (301)373-4365
    4  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Chaptico Dynard Elementary School
    23510 Bushwood Rd
    Chaptico , MD , 20621
    (301)769-4804
    5.1  mi  |  503  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Leonardtown St. Mary's County Evening High School
    Alternative School
    23160 Moakley St
    Leonardtown , MD , 20650
    (301)475-5511
    Alternative School
    5.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Did You Know?
Saint Marys County, MD public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.38, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.38. The most diverse school district in Saint Marys County is St. Mary's County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.