Col. Zadok Magruder High School

  • Col. Zadok Magruder High School serves 1,617 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Col. Zadok Magruder 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 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Col. Zadok Magruder High School's student population of 1,617 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Col. Zadok Magruder 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 Col. Zadok Magruder High School is 0.74, which is more 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#307 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
80%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
43%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
17%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
26%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.740.72
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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