Urbana High School

Urbana High School serves 1,495 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Urbana High School operates within the Frederick County School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1495 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,495 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 18:1 14:1
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
9%
6%
Hispanic
11%
12%
Black
4%
36%
White
70%
42%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
4%
36%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,456 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Frederick County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
29
Number of Students Managed 40,456 15,634
Graduation Rate 92% 85%
District Total Revenue $608 MM $244 MM
District Spending $590 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,181 $14,580
District Spending / Student $14,726 $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 Oakdale High School (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Urbana Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centerville Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • IjamsvilleUrbana Middle School
    3511 Pontius Ct
    IjamsvilleMD 21754
    (240)566-9200
    0.3 mi | 745 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • FrederickCenterville Elementary School
    3601 Carriage Hill Dr
    FrederickMD 21704
    (240)566-0100
    0.6 mi | 927 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • FrederickUrbana Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3554 Urbana Pk
    FrederickMD 21704
    (240)236-2200
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 737 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • IjamsvilleWindsor Knolls Middle School
    11150 Windsor Rd
    IjamsvilleMD 21754
    (240)236-5000
    3.4 mi | 880 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MonroviaGreen Valley Elementary School
    11501 Fingerboard Rd
    MonroviaMD 21770
    (240)236-3400
    4.4 mi | 417 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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