Catonsville High School

  • Catonsville High School serves 1,783 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 38% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Catonsville High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Catonsville High School's student population of 1,783 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,783 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Catonsville High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Catonsville High School is 0.65, 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#372 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
81%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
38%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
26%
34%
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White
52%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.72
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I've lived in Catonsville my whole life I''m going to be a 9th grader at Catonsville High school next year and my brother is in 10th grade and he has love attending school there and I''m sure I will love it!! I have also never heard a single bad thing about Catonsville it's one of the best schools out there!!
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I went to this school for 1st and second quarter and had a decent time. Good environment and everything. But, I have been put into alternative school because of my grades? Is that necessary? I'm now in a school full of criminals where I truly don't belong. Just because they decided it was ok to kick me out of the school do my grades.
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