North Caroline High School

10990 River Rd,

Ridgely, MD, 21660-1815

Tel: (410)479-2332
Grades: 9-12

1,049 students

North Caroline High School serves 1,049 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
North Caroline High School operates within the Caroline County Public s School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1049 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,049 students
North Caroline High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
North Caroline High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Caroline 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 0.39 is more 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
North Caroline High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
North Caroline High School Asian (1996-2011)
Hispanic
7%
11%
North Caroline High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
11%
37%
North Caroline High School Black (1989-2012)
White
77%
43%
North Caroline High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Caroline High School Sch Ethnicity North Caroline 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.
0.39 0.38
North Caroline High 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.
35%
35%
North Caroline High 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.
8%
7%
North Caroline High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Caroline County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
28
Number of Students Managed 5,545 16,752
Caroline County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 85%
Caroline County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $244 MM
Caroline County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $238 MM
Caroline County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,041 $14,580
Caroline County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,793 $14,228
Caroline 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 Caroline Career & Technology Center (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lockerman Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denton Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ridgely Caroline Career & Technology Center
    Vocational School
    10855 Central Ave
    Ridgely , MD , 21660
    (410)479-0100
    Vocational School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Denton Lockerman Middle School
    410 Lockerman St
    Denton , MD , 21629
    (410)479-2760
    1.8  mi  |  773  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Denton Denton Elementary School
    303 Sharp Rd
    Denton , MD , 21629
    (410)479-1660
    3  mi  |  640  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ridgely Ridgely Elementary School
    118 North Central Ave
    Ridgely , MD , 21660
    (410)634-2105
    3.3  mi  |  538  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Greensboro Greensboro Elementary School
    625 North Main St
    Greensboro , MD , 21639
    (410)482-6251
    5.1  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Caroline 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 0.41, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.38. The most diverse school district in Caroline County is Caroline County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.