North Dorchester High School

5875 Cloverdale Rd

Hurlock, MD 21643-3023

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

510 students

North Dorchester High School serves 510 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
North 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 510 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 510 students
North Dorchester High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
North Dorchester High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Dorchester High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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
North Dorchester High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
12%
North Dorchester High School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
23%
36%
North Dorchester High School Black (1989-2013)
White
68%
42%
North Dorchester High School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
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.
0.49 0.39
North 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.
38%
36%
North 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.
7%
6%
North 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 93% over five years.
School District Name Dorchester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
29
Number of Students Managed 4,718 15,634
Graduation Rate 78% 85%
District Total Revenue $79 MM $244 MM
District Spending $77 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,245 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,968 $14,228
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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HurlockNorth Dorchester Middle School
    5745 Cloverdale Rd
    HurlockMD 21643
    (410)943-3322
    0.2 mi | 434 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HurlockHurlock Elementary School
    301 Charles St
    HurlockMD 21643
    (410)943-3303
    2.7 mi | 438 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SecretaryWarwick Elementary School
    155 Main St
    SecretaryMD 21664
    (410)943-3588
    4.1 mi | 344 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ViennaVienna Elementary School
    4905 Ocean Gateway
    ViennaMD 21869
    (410)376-3151
    7.3 mi | 170 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PrestonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Preston Elementary School
    225 Main St
    PrestonMD 21655
    (410)673-2552
    8.6 mi | 431 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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