Hereford High School

Hereford High School serves 1,378 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Hereford High School operates within the Baltimore 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 1378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,378 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Hereford High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hereford High School 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 0.17 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 17:1 14:1
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
2%
11%
Black
2%
37%
White
91%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Hereford High School Sch Ethnicity Hereford 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.
0.17 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.
5%
35%
Hereford 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.
1%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 181,547 students has grown by 75% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
28
Number of Students Managed 181,547 16,752
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Baltimore County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,483 MM $244 MM
Baltimore County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,365 MM $238 MM
Baltimore County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,368 $14,580
Baltimore County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,229 $14,228
Baltimore 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 Dulaney High School (10 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hereford Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sparks Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MonktonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hereford Middle School
    712 Corbett Rd
    MonktonMD 21111
    (410)887-7902
    2.1 mi | 926 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SparksHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Sparks Elementary School
    601 Belfast Rd
    SparksMD 21152
    (410)887-7900
    3.7 mi | 574 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • FreelandPrettyboy Elementary School
    19810 Middletown Rd
    FreelandMD 21053
    (410)887-1900
    5.3 mi | 442 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ParktonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Seventh District Elementary School
    20300 York Rd
    ParktonMD 21120
    (410)887-1902
    5.6 mi | 420 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • UppercoFifth District Elementary School
    3725 Mount Carmel Rd
    UppercoMD 21155
    (410)887-1726
    6.3 mi | 280 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Baltimore County, 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 0.42, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.38. The most diverse school district in Baltimore County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.