Chopticon High School

Chopticon High School serves 1,590 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Chopticon High School operates within the Saint Mary's County School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 81%.

Overview

The student population of 1590 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,590 students
Chopticon High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Chopticon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Chopticon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less 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 20:1 14:1
Chopticon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Chopticon High School Hispanic (1996-2013)
Black
10%
36%
Chopticon High School Black (1989-2013)
White
86%
42%
Chopticon High School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
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.
0.25 0.39
Chopticon High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
15%
36%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
6%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,124 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 Saint Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
29
Number of Students Managed 21,124 21,124
Graduation Rate 80% 81%
District Total Revenue $235 MM n/a
District Spending $227 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $14,010 $0
District Spending / Student $13,556 $0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dr. James A. Forrest Career And Technology Center (8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Margaret Brent Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benjamin Banneker Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HelenMargaret Brent Middle School
    29675 Point Lookout Rd
    HelenMD 20635
    (301)884-4635
    1.2 mi | 991 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LovevilleBenjamin Banneker Elementary School
    27180 Point Lookout Rd
    LovevilleMD 20656
    (301)475-0260
    2 mi | 661 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MechanicsvilleOakville Elementary School
    26410 Three Notch Rd
    MechanicsvilleMD 20659
    (301)373-4365
    3.7 mi | 325 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LeonardtownSt. Mary's County Evening High School
    Alternative School
    23160 Moakley St
    LeonardtownMD 20650
    (301)475-5511
    Alternative School

    5.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • ChapticoDynard Elementary School
    23510 Bushwood Rd
    ChapticoMD 20621
    (301)769-4804
    5.4 mi | 491 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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