Maurice J. Mcdonough High School

Maurice J. Mcdonough High School serves 1,226 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School operates within the Charles County Public s School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1226 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,226 students
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.82. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
5%
11%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
52%
37%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black (1989-2012)
White
35%
43%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Sch Ethnicity Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
0.61 0.82
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
20%
35%
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
5%
7%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,778 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Charles County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
28
Number of Students Managed 26,778 16,752
Charles County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 93% 85%
Charles County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $362 MM $244 MM
Charles County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $351 MM $238 MM
Charles County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,540 $14,580
Charles County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,149 $14,228
Charles 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 Robert D. Stethem Educational Center (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Milton M. Somers Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. James Craik Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Charles 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 0.57, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.82. The most diverse school district in Charles County is Charles County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.