Long Reach High School

Long Reach High School serves 1,300 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than 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%.
Long Reach 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 1300 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,300 students
Long Reach High School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Long Reach High School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Long Reach 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 0.74 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 13:1 14:1
Long Reach High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
6%
Long Reach High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
11%
11%
Long Reach High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
29%
37%
Long Reach High School Black (1997-2012)
White
38%
43%
Long Reach High School White (1997-2012)
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.
0.74 0.82
Long Reach High School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
19%
35%
Long Reach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Long Reach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,555 students has stayed relatively flat 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
28
Number of Students Managed 51,555 16,752
Howard County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 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 Students Grades
  • Columbia Waterloo Elementary School
    5940 Waterloo Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-5014
    0.8  mi  |  756  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Jeffers Hill Elementary School
    6000 Tamar Dr
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6872
    0.9  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Columbia Phelps Luck Elementary School
    5370 Oldstone Ct
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6886
    1.1  mi  |  722  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ellicott City Howard High School
    8700 Old Annapolis Rd
    Ellicott City , MD , 21043
    (410)313-2867
    1.2  mi  |  1699  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbia Oakland Mills High School
    9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6945
    1.4  mi  |  1138  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Columbia, 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 0.53, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Columbia is Longfellow Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.