Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

  • Baltimore Polytechnic Institute serves 1,553 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (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 79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Baltimore Polytechnic Institute's student population of 1,553 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baltimore Polytechnic Institute's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#4 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
5%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
70%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
17%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.480.41
This chart display the diversity score of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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