Patterson Mill High School

Patterson Mill High School serves 941 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Patterson Mill High School operates within the Harford County School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 941 students has grown by 115% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 79% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 941 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 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 15:1 14:1
Asian
4%
6%
Hispanic
5%
12%
Black
8%
36%
White
81%
42%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.34 0.39
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.
n/a 36%
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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,946 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,632 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 56% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,477 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 58% over four years.
School District Name Harford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
29
Number of Students Managed 37,946 15,634
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
District Total Revenue $604 MM $244 MM
District Spending $598 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,632 $14,580
District Spending / Student $15,477 $14,228
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 Bel Air High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Patterson Mill Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ring Factory Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bel AirPatterson Mill Middle School
    85 Patterson Mill Rd
    Bel AirMD 21015
    (410)638-4640
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 700 students                      
  • Bel Air Ring Factory Elementary School
    1400 Emmorton Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-4186
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 549 students                      
  • Bel AirHomestead/wakefield Elementary School
    900 South Main St
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-4175
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 897 students                      
  • Bel AirEmmorton Elementary School
    2502 Tollgate Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-3920
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 505 students                      
  • Bel AirBel Air Middle School
    99 Idlewild St
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-4140
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1271 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - My kids attend this school because I cannot afford to send them to a private school. There are a number of very committed and qualified instructors there but they seem to be the exception and not the rule. The school is new and likely had to select most of its faculty from individuals whom C. Milton Wright and Bel Air rejected. I do think they are improving though. - Posted by Parent

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