High Point Elementary School

924 Duvall Hwy,

Pasadena, MD, 21122-1809

Tel: (410)222-6454
Grades: KG-5

666 students

High Point Elementary School serves 666 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
High Point Elementary School operates within the Anne Arundel County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 666 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 666 students
High Point Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
High Point Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade High Point Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
High Point Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
High Point Elementary School American Indian (2002-2012)
Asian
3%
6%
High Point Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
8%
11%
High Point Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
4%
37%
High Point Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
77%
43%
High Point Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups High Point Elementary School Sch Ethnicity High Point Elementary 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.
0.40 0.68
High Point Elementary 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.
28%
35%
High Point Elementary 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.
7%
7%
High Point Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 79,190 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Anne Arundel County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
29
Number of Students Managed 79,190 17,449
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,031 MM $244 MM
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,085 MM $238 MM
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,999 $14,580
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,733 $14,228
Anne Arundel County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Northeast High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is George Fox Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunset Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Severna Park Anne Arundel Evening High School
    Alternative School
    60 Robinson Rd
    Severna Park , MD , 21146
    (410)544-0182
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pasadena Northeast High School
    1121 Duvall Hwy
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)437-6400
    0.6  mi  |  1335  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pasadena George Fox Middle School
    7922 Outing Ave
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)437-5512
    0.9  mi  |  909  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Pasadena Sunset Elementary School
    8572 Fort Smallwood Rd
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)222-6478
    1.2  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pasadena Jacobsville Elementary School
    3801 Mountain Rd
    Pasadena , MD , 21122
    (410)222-6460
    1.6  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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