Allegany High School

  • Allegany High School serves 711 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Allegany High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Allegany High School's student population of 711 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students711 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Allegany High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Allegany High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#469 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)75-79%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
17%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
86%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.260.72
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegany County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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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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