Edgewood High School

Edgewood High School serves 1,212 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Edgewood High School operates within the Harford County Public s School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,212 students
Edgewood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Edgewood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Edgewood 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 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.82. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Edgewood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Edgewood High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
8%
11%
Edgewood High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
45%
37%
Edgewood High School Black (1989-2012)
White
38%
43%
Edgewood High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Edgewood High School Sch Ethnicity Edgewood 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.
0.65 0.82
Edgewood 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.
34%
35%
Edgewood 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%
Edgewood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 38,224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Harford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
28
Number of Students Managed 38,224 16,752
Harford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 81% 85%
Harford County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $604 MM $244 MM
Harford County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $598 MM $238 MM
Harford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,632 $14,580
Harford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,477 $14,228
Harford 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 Joppatowne High School (3.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Edgewood Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deerfield Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Edgewood Edgewood Middle School
    2311 Willoughby Beach Rd
    Edgewood , MD , 21040
    (410)612-1518
    0.2  mi  |  1071  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Edgewood Deerfield Elementary School
    2307 Willoughby Beach Rd
    Edgewood , MD , 21040
    (410)612-1535
    0.3  mi  |  797  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Edgewood Edgewood Elementary School
    2100 Cedar Dr
    Edgewood , MD , 21040
    (410)612-1540
    0.8  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Abingdon William Paca/old Post Road Elementary School
    2706 Old Philadelphia Rd
    Abingdon , MD , 21009
    (410)612-1566
    1.8  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Joppa Magnolia Elementary School
    901 Trimble Rd
    Joppa , MD , 21085
    (410)612-1553
    2.5  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 30, 2010 - I hated everything about Edgewood. Glad I'm done with it. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended June 14, 2010 - At first i heard all these rumors that Edgewood is such a bad school, now that i go to Edgewood (all three years in the middle school; and will be graduating from Edgewood High) I haven't been happier. I have many friends who go to Havre De Grace, Aberdeen, C Milton Wright, and Joppatowne. The stories that i hear about those schools from my friends makes me think And they call 'Edgewood', bad?. Anyways, I would be honored to say that Edgewood has an amazing record when it comes to the Arts. Edgewood's students are very talented when it comes to the Arts industry. Dancing, Singing, Acting, and Art in general is something that Edgewood takes pride in holding. Im a proud student of Edgewood High School. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Harford 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 0.45, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.82. The most diverse school district in Harford County is Harford County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.