Baltimore City College High School

  • Baltimore City College High School serves 1,311 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Baltimore City College High School operates within the Baltimore City School District.
  • Baltimore City School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,311 students
Baltimore City College High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Baltimore City College High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Baltimore City College High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Baltimore City College High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Baltimore City College High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Baltimore City College High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
5%
15%
Baltimore City College High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
80%
34%
Baltimore City College High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
13%
40%
Baltimore City College High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Baltimore City College High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Baltimore City College High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.34 0.40
Baltimore City College High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
45%
39%
Baltimore City College High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
14%
6%
Baltimore City College High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baltimore City School District's student population of 83,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 87% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,308 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,228 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
178
28
Number of Students Managed 83,888 17,887
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 84%
Baltimore City School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,467 MM $245 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,460 MM $241 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,308 $13,687
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,228 $13,479
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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