Catonsville High School

Catonsville High School serves 1,782 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Catonsville High School operates within the Baltimore County School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1782 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,782 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 17:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
6%
Hispanic
3%
12%
Black
31%
36%
White
56%
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.
0.59 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.
23%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183,321 students has grown by 77% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
174
29
Number of Students Managed 183,321 15,634
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
District Total Revenue $1,483 MM $244 MM
District Spending $1,365 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,368 $14,580
District Spending / Student $13,229 $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 Catonsville Center For Alternative Studies (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arbutus Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Catonsville Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CatonsvilleCatonsville Center For Alternative Studies
    Alternative School
    901 South Rolling Rd
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0934
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 59 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CatonsvilleCatonsville Elementary School
    615 Frederick Rd
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0800
    0.8 mi | 439 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CatonsvilleHillcrest Elementary School
    1500 Frederick Rd
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0820
    1 mi | 815 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Catonsville Western School Of Technology & Env. Science
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    100 Kenwood Ave
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0840
    Vocational School
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | 926 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HalethorpeArbutus Middle School
    5525 Shelbourne Rd
    HalethorpeMD 21227
    (410)887-1402
    1.6 mi | 755 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 03, 2014 - I went to this school for 1st and second quarter and had a decent time. Good environment and everything. But, I have been put into alternative school because of my grades? Is that necessary? I'm now in a school full of criminals where I truly don't belong. Just because they decided it was ok to kick me out of the school do my grades. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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