301 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc serves 534 students in grades 9-12.
Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc placed in the top 1% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc's student population of 534 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy Of Health Sciences At Pgcc is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 1354 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
73%
34%
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White
4%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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5   3/19/2020
It is a great school!!
- Posted by Teacher - Ms. Martinez

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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