Oakland Mills High School

Oakland Mills High School serves 1,144 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Oakland Mills High School operates within the Howard County School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1144 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,144 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
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 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Asian
6%
6%
Hispanic
18%
12%
Black
42%
36%
White
27%
42%
Two or more races
7%
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.
0.72 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.
31%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,942 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
29
Number of Students Managed 56,942 15,634
Graduation Rate 90% 85%
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,360 $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 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
  • ColumbiaOakland Mills Middle School
    9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6937
    0.2 mi | 403 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbiaStevens Forest Elementary School
    6045 Stevens Forest Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6900
    0.5 mi | 301 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ColumbiaTalbott Springs Elementary School
    9550 Basket Ring Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6915
    0.5 mi | 573 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaJeffers Hill Elementary School
    6001 Tamar Dr
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6872
    0.6 mi | 383 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ColumbiaCradlerock Elementary School
    6700 Cradlerock Way
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)319-7601
    1.3 mi | 500 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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