Cambridge-south Dorchester High School

2475 Cambridge Bypass

Cambridge, MD 21613-3000

Tel: (410)228-9224
Grades: 9-12

828 students

Cambridge-south Dorchester High School serves 828 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School operates within the Dorchester County Public s School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 828 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 828 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Students by Grade Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 14:1 14:1
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
2%
11%
Black
43%
37%
White
49%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Sch Ethnicity Cambridge-south Dorchester 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.
0.58 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.
50%
35%
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%
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,647 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Dorchester County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
28
Number of Students Managed 4,647 16,752
Dorchester County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 85%
Dorchester County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $79 MM $244 MM
Dorchester County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $238 MM
Dorchester County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,245 $14,580
Dorchester County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,968 $14,228
Dorchester 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 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 Students Grades
  • CambridgeDorchester County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    2465 Cambridge Bypass
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-3457
    Vocational School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CambridgeMaple Elementary School
    5225 Egypt Rd
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-8577
    0.4 mi | 345 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CambridgeChoptank Elementary School
    1103 Mace's Ln
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-4950
    0.9 mi | 431 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CambridgeMace's Lane Middle School
    1101 Mace's Ln
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)228-2111
    0.9 mi | 476 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CambridgeJudith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center
    Alternative School
    1405 Glasgow St
    CambridgeMD 21613
    (410)221-5268
    Alternative School

    2.3 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Did You Know?
Dorchester 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 0.43, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.38. The most diverse school district in Dorchester County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.