Maurice J. Mcdonough High School

Maurice J. Mcdonough High School serves 1,177 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School operates within the Charles County School District.
The school district's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1177 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,177 students
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
51%
36%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
37%
42%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
0.60 0.39
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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.
22%
36%
Maurice J. Mcdonough 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%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,644 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,540 is less than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,149 is less than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Charles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
29
Number of Students Managed 26,644 15,634
Charles County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 93% 85%
Charles County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $362 MM $244 MM
Charles County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $351 MM $238 MM
Charles County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,540 $14,580
Charles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,149 $14,228
Charles 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 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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  • PomfretDr. James Craik Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    7725 Marshall Corner Rd
    PomfretMD 20675
    (301)934-4270
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 509 students                      
  • PomfretRobert D. Stethem Educational Center
    Alternative School
    7775 Marshall Corner Rd
    PomfretMD 20675
    (301)932-1003
    Alternative School

    1.1 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 48 students                      
  • La PlataMilton M. Somers Middle School
    300 Willow Ln
    La PlataMD 20646
    (301)934-4663
    4.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 877 students                      
  • La PlataWalter J. Mitchell Elementary School
    400 Willow Ln
    La PlataMD 20646
    (301)934-4687
    4.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 674 students                      
  • Indian HeadMatthew Henson Middle School
    3535 Livingston Rd
    Indian HeadMD 20640
    (301)375-8550
    4.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 715 students                      

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