Colonel Richardson High School

  • Colonel Richardson High School serves 500 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Colonel Richardson High School operates within the Caroline County School District.
  • Caroline County School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 500 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 500 students
Colonel Richardson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Colonel Richardson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Colonel Richardson High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Colonel Richardson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more 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 12:1 15:1
Colonel Richardson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Colonel Richardson High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
5%
15%
Colonel Richardson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
24%
34%
Colonel Richardson High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
65%
40%
Colonel Richardson High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Colonel Richardson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Colonel Richardson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Colonel Richardson 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.
0.52 0.40
Colonel Richardson 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.
47%
39%
Colonel Richardson 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.
9%
6%
Colonel Richardson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Caroline County School District's student population of 5,592 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,729 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,263 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Caroline County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
28
Number of Students Managed 5,592 17,887
Caroline County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 84%
Caroline County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $245 MM
Caroline County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $90 MM $241 MM
Caroline County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,729 $13,687
Caroline County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,263 $13,479
Caroline 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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