Patterson Mill High School

Patterson Mill High School serves 991 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Patterson Mill High School operates within the Harford County Public s School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 991 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 991 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Students by Grade Patterson Mill High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 16:1 14:1
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
4%
11%
Black
6%
37%
White
82%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Patterson Mill High School Sch Ethnicity Patterson Mill 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.
0.32 0.38
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 35%
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 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,302 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Harford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
28
Number of Students Managed 38,302 16,752
Harford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Harford County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $604 MM $244 MM
Harford County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $598 MM $238 MM
Harford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,632 $14,580
Harford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,477 $14,228
Harford County Public s School 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 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 Students Grades
  • Bel AirPatterson Mill Middle School
    85 Patterson Mill Rd
    Bel AirMD 21015
    (410)638-4640
    0 mi | 732 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Bel AirHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ring Factory Elementary School
    1400 Emmorton Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-4186
    0.6 mi | 542 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Bel AirHomestead/wakefield Elementary School
    900 South Main St
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-4175
    1.5 mi | 892 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Bel AirEmmorton Elementary School
    2502 Tollgate Rd
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-3920
    1.6 mi | 539 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Bel AirBel Air Middle School
    99 Idlewild St
    Bel AirMD 21014
    (410)638-4140
    1.7 mi | 1296 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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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Did You Know?
Bel Air, 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 0.31, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Bel Air is John Archer School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.