North Dorchester High School

5875 Cloverdale Rd

Hurlock, MD 21643-3023

Tel: (410)943-4511
Grades: 9-12

539 students

North Dorchester High School serves 539 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
North 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 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 539 students
North Dorchester High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
North Dorchester High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North 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 0.52 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
North Dorchester High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
North Dorchester High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
3%
11%
North Dorchester High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
23%
37%
North Dorchester High School Black (1989-2012)
White
65%
43%
North Dorchester High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Dorchester High School Sch Ethnicity North 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.
0.52 0.38
North Dorchester 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.
38%
35%
North Dorchester 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.
7%
7%
North Dorchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mardela Middle & High School (11 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Dorchester Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hurlock Elementary School (2.7 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hurlock North Dorchester Middle School
    5745 Cloverdale Rd
    Hurlock , MD 21643
    (410)943-3322
    0.2  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hurlock Hurlock Elementary School
    301 Charles St
    Hurlock , MD 21643
    (410)943-3303
    2.7  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Secretary Warwick Elementary School
    155 Main St
    Secretary , MD 21664
    (410)943-3588
    4.1  mi  |  342  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Vienna Vienna Elementary School
    4905 Ocean Gateway
    Vienna , MD 21869
    (410)376-3151
    7.3  mi  |  189  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Preston Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Preston Elementary School
    225 Main St
    Preston , MD 21655
    (410)673-2552
    8.5  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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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 0.00, which is lower 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.