Great Mills High School

Great Mills High School serves 1,616 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Great Mills 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 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,616 students
Great Mills High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Great Mills High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Great Mills High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 18:1 14:1
Great Mills High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
6%
Great Mills High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Great Mills High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
37%
36%
Great Mills High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
48%
42%
Great Mills High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Great Mills High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Great Mills 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.
0.63 0.39
Great Mills 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.
27%
36%
Great Mills 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.
4%
6%
Great Mills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,124 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,010 is less than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,556 is less than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District Name Saint Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
29
Number of Students Managed 21,124 15,634
Saint Mary's County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 80% 85%
Saint Mary's County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $235 MM $244 MM
Saint Mary's County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $227 MM $238 MM
Saint Mary's County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,010 $14,580
Saint Mary's County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,556 $14,228
Saint Mary's County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Leonardtown High School (6.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Esperanza Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chesapeake Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington ParkChesapeake Charter School
    Charter School
    20945 Great Mills Rd
    Lexington ParkMD 20653
    (301)863-9585
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 334 students                      
  • Great MillsGeorge Washington Carver Elementary School
    46155 Carver School Blvd
    Great MillsMD 20634
    (301)863-4076
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 586 students                      
  • Lexington ParkLexington Park Elementary School
    46763 Shangri La Dr
    Lexington ParkMD 20653
    (301)863-4085
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 569 students                      
  • Great MillsGreenview Knolls Elementary School
    45711 Military Ln
    Great MillsMD 20634
    (301)863-4095
    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 437 students                      
  • Park HallPark Hall Elementary School
    20343 Hermanville Rd
    Park HallMD 20667
    (301)863-4054
    2.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 633 students                      

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