Allegany High School

  • Allegany High School serves 667 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Allegany High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Allegany High School's student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Allegany High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Allegany High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#125 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
86%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.40
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegany County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (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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