Calvert High School

  • Calvert High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (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 45% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Calvert High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Calvert High School's student population of 1,227 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Calvert High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Calvert High School is 0.53, 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#245 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
92%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
65%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.530.72
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalvert County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Prince Frederick Calvert County Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-11 | 5 students
    0.0 miles
    520 Fox Run Blvd
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    (443) 550-7164
    0.0 8-11 5
  • Prince Frederick Career And Technology Academy Vocational School

    0.2 miles
    330 Dorsey Road
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    (443) 550-9940
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Prince Frederick Calvert Country School Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 44 students
    0.5 miles
    1350 Dares Beach Rd
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    (443) 550-9910
    0.5 1-12 44
  • Prince Frederick Calvert Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    0.6 miles
    1450 Dares Beach Rd
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    (443) 550-9550
    0.6 PK-5 551
  • Prince Frederick Calvert Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    0.6 miles
    655 Chesapeake Blvd
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    (443) 550-8970
    0.6 6-8 571

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