Boonsboro High School

  • Boonsboro High School serves 884 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Boonsboro High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • Boonsboro High School operates within the Washingtion County School District.
  • Washingtion County School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the Maryland state average of 88%.

Top Placements

Boonsboro High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Boonsboro High School's student population of 884 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students884 students
Boonsboro High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Boonsboro High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Boonsboro High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBoonsboro High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Boonsboro High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boonsboro High School is 0.17, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Boonsboro High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
6%
Boonsboro High School Asian Students (1997-2016)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Boonsboro High School Black Students (1994-2016)
Black
2%
34%
Boonsboro High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
91%
39%
Boonsboro High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Boonsboro High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBoonsboro High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.40
Boonsboro High School Diversity Score (1991-2016)
Graduation Rate
95%
88%
Boonsboro High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
40%
Boonsboro High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
Boonsboro High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Boonsboro High School is Washingtion County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Washingtion County School District's student population of 22,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 90% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,177 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,321 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameWashingtion County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    46
    28
    Number of Students Managed22,30317,941
    Washingtion County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    39%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    42%
    44%
    District Graduation Rate
    91%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$295 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$298 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,177$16,454
    District Spending / Student$13,321$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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