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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,782 students
Catonsville High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Catonsville High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Catonsville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 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
Catonsville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
6%
Catonsville High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Catonsville High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
31%
36%
Catonsville High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
56%
42%
Catonsville High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Catonsville High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Catonsville 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.
0.59 0.39
Catonsville 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.
23%
36%
Catonsville 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.
5%
6%
Catonsville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183,321 students has grown by 75% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,368 is less than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,229 is less than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
174
29
Number of Students Managed 183,321 15,634
Baltimore County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Baltimore County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,483 MM $244 MM
Baltimore County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,365 MM $238 MM
Baltimore County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,368 $14,580
Baltimore County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,229 $14,228
Baltimore 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 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 Grades Students
  • CatonsvilleCatonsville Center For Alternative Studies
    Alternative School
    901 South Rolling Rd
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0934
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 59 students                      
  • CatonsvilleCatonsville Elementary School
    615 Frederick Rd
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0800
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 439 students                      
  • CatonsvilleHillcrest Elementary School
    1500 Frederick Rd
    CatonsvilleMD 21228
    (410)887-0820
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 815 students                      
  • 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 | Gr. 9-12 | 926 students                      
  • HalethorpeArbutus Middle School
    5525 Shelbourne Rd
    HalethorpeMD 21227
    (410)887-1402
    1.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 755 students                      

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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