Cambridge-south Dorchester High School

2475 Cambridge Beltway
Cambridge, MD 21613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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Top 50%
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Cambridge-south Dorchester High School serves 797 students in grades 9-12.
Cambridge-south Dorchester High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Cambridge-south Dorchester High School's student population of 797 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students797 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Rankings

Cambridge-south Dorchester High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cambridge-south Dorchester High School is 0.60, 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
#610 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
46%
34%
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White
43%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.600.72
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Graduation Rate
82%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cambridge-south Dorchester High School is North Dorchester High School (12.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mace's Lane Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maple Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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