900 Seton Dr
Cumberland, MD 21502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Allegany High School serves 736 students in grades 9-12.
Allegany High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Allegany High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Allegany High School's student population of 736 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Allegany High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Allegany High School is 0.27, 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
#408 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
20%
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Black
3%
34%
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White
85%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   4/21/2008
Allegany is one of 4 high schools in Allegany County Maryland. It has the highest number of college bound students, the highest average SAT scores, as well as the highest percentage of advanced placement students. Last year 1.6 in college scholarships were awarded. This is more than the total for the other 3 high schools. If you are a strong academic student and move to this county, this is the school to attend. it has several award winning organizations including a band that has won 9 straight state championships and finished 11th in the nation in 2007 at the USSBA National Championship. The mock trial team has been undefeated for several years, as has its environmental team. The athletic programs are also one of the top overall programs in the state.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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