Pocomoke High School

Pocomoke High School serves 333 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Pocomoke High School operates within the Worcester County Public s School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 81%.

Overview

The student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 333 students
Pocomoke High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Pocomoke High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pocomoke High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 10:1 14:1
Pocomoke High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Pocomoke High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
2%
11%
Pocomoke High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
41%
37%
Pocomoke High School Black (1989-2012)
White
49%
43%
Pocomoke High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pocomoke High School Sch Ethnicity Pocomoke 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.
0.59 0.82
Pocomoke 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.
44%
35%
Pocomoke 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.
8%
7%
Pocomoke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,643 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Worcester County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
29
Number of Students Managed 6,643 21,120
Worcester County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 81%
Worcester County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $143 MM n/a
Worcester County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $140 MM n/a
Worcester County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,412 $0
Worcester County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,948 $0
Worcester 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 Arcadia High School (9.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pocomoke Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocomoke Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pocomoke City Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pocomoke Elementary School
    2119 Pocomoke Beltway
    Pocomoke City , MD , 21851
    (410)632-5130
    0.3  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Pocomoke City Pocomoke Middle School
    800 8th St
    Pocomoke City , MD , 21851
    (410)632-5150
    1.1  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Oak Hall Arcadia Middle School
    29485 Horsey Rd
    Oak Hall , VA , 23416
    (757)824-4862
    9.1  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Oak Hall Arcadia High School
    8210 Lankford Hwy
    Oak Hall , VA , 23416
    (757)824-5613
    9.2  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oak Hall Badger Vocational Ed Center - North
    Vocational School
    8210 Lankford Hwy
    Oak Hall , VA , 23416
    (757)824-6386
    Vocational School
    9.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Worcester 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 0.46, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.82. The most diverse school district in Worcester County is Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (district) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.