Cambridge-south Dorchester High School

2475 Cambridge Bypass

Cambridge, MD 21613-3000

Grades: 9-12

786 students

Cambridge-south Dorchester High School serves 786 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School operates within the Dorchester County School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 786 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 786 students
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 13:1 14:1
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
3%
12%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
41%
36%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
51%
42%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Cambridge-south Dorchester 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.
0.57 0.39
Cambridge-south Dorchester 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.
51%
36%
Cambridge-south Dorchester 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%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,245 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 60% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,968 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 62% over four years.
School District Name Dorchester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
29
Number of Students Managed 4,718 15,634
Dorchester County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 85%
Dorchester County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $79 MM $244 MM
Dorchester County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $238 MM
Dorchester County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,245 $14,580
Dorchester County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,968 $14,228
Dorchester 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 Dorchester County Career And Technology Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mace's Lane Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CambridgeDorchester County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    2465 Cambridge Bypass
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-3457
    Vocational School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • CambridgeMaple Elementary School
    5225 Egypt Rd
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-8577
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 415 students                      
  • CambridgeChoptank Elementary School
    1103 Mace's Ln
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-4950
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 406 students                      
  • CambridgeMace's Lane Middle School
    1101 Mace's Ln
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-2111
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 502 students                      
  • CambridgeJudith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center
    Alternative School
    1405 Glasgow St
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)221-5268
    Alternative School

    2.3 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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