Colonel Richardson High School

  • Colonel Richardson High School serves 525 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 45-49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Colonel Richardson High School placed in the top 20% 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 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Colonel Richardson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Colonel Richardson High School's student population of 525 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colonel Richardson High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Colonel Richardson High School is 0.54, 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#248 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)80-84%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)45-49%
41%
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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
25%
34%
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White
63%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.540.72
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Graduation Rate85-89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaroline County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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