Oakland Mills High School

Oakland Mills High School serves 1,138 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Oakland Mills High School operates within the Howard County Public s School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1138 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,138 students
Oakland Mills High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Oakland Mills High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oakland Mills High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Oakland Mills High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
6%
Oakland Mills High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
15%
11%
Oakland Mills High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
41%
37%
Oakland Mills High School Black (1989-2012)
White
28%
43%
Oakland Mills High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oakland Mills High School Sch Ethnicity Oakland Mills 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.
0.72 0.68
Oakland Mills 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.
30%
35%
Oakland Mills 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.
5%
7%
Oakland Mills High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,445 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Howard County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
29
Number of Students Managed 56,445 17,449
Howard County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 90% 85%
Howard County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
Howard County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
Howard County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
Howard County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
Howard 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 Long Reach High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oakland Mills Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stevens Forest Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbia Oakland Mills Middle School
    9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6937
    0.2  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Columbia Stevens Forest Elementary School
    6045 Stevens Forest Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6900
    0.5  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Columbia Talbott Springs Elementary School
    9550 Basket Ring Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6915
    0.5  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Jeffers Hill Elementary School
    6000 Tamar Dr
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6872
    0.6  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Columbia Lake Elkhorn Middle School
    6700 Cradlerock Way
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-7600
    1.3  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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