Long Reach High School

Long Reach High School serves 1,330 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Long Reach 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 1330 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,330 students
Long Reach High School Total Students (1997-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Long Reach High School Total Teachers (1997-2013)
Students by Grade Long Reach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 14:1 14:1
Long Reach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
14%
6%
Long Reach High School Asian Students (1997-2013)
Hispanic
12%
12%
Long Reach High School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
32%
36%
Long Reach High School Black Students (1997-2013)
White
35%
42%
Long Reach High School White Students (1997-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Long Reach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Long Reach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.74 0.39
Long Reach High School Diversity Score (1997-2013)
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.
22%
36%
Long Reach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Long Reach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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.
The district revenue/student of $16,734 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,360 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
29
Number of Students Managed 56,942 15,634
Howard County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 90% 85%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Howard High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oakland Mills Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterloo Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbiaWaterloo Elementary School
    5940 Waterloo Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-5014
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 783 students                      
  • ColumbiaJeffers Hill Elementary School
    6001 Tamar Dr
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6872
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 383 students                      
  • ColumbiaPhelps Luck Elementary School
    5370 Oldstone Ct
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6886
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 727 students                      
  • Ellicott CityHoward High School
    8700 Old Annapolis Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2867
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1751 students                      
  • ColumbiaOakland Mills High School
    9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6945
    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1144 students                      

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