Chopticon High School

  • Chopticon High School serves 1,628 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Chopticon High School operates within the St. Mary's County School District.
  • St. Mary's County School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1628 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,628 students
Chopticon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Chopticon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Chopticon High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Chopticon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
Chopticon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Chopticon High School Asian Students (2000-2010)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Chopticon High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
10%
34%
Chopticon High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
84%
40%
Chopticon High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Chopticon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Chopticon High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Chopticon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.40
Chopticon High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
39%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Chopticon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Mary's County School District's student population of 17,887 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,413 in this district is less than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,514 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
28
Number of Students Managed 17,887 17,887
St. Mary's County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 84%
St. Mary's County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $239 MM $245 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $241 MM $241 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,413 $13,687
St. Mary's County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,514 $13,479
St. Mary's County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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