Bladensburg High School

  • Bladensburg High School serves 1,915 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bladensburg High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Bladensburg High School's student population of 1,915 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,915 students
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Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bladensburg High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Bladensburg High School is 0.43, 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#864 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
38%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
24%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
71%
17%
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Black
26%
34%
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White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bladensburg High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.430.72
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Graduation Rate
62%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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