500 Greenway Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Fort Hill High School serves 657 students in grades 9-12.
Fort Hill High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fort Hill High School's student population of 657 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Fort Hill High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fort Hill High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#554 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
85%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   11/4/2020
Wonderful school, my child loves it. They enjoy the teachers & staff.
- Posted by Parent - Lacey
1   7/6/2020
Worst school ever only cares about the football program.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Tes tickles
5   4/4/2011
While Fort Hill is considered to be a football school because of the quality football program, it is also a great academic school. They offer a variety of courses to include honors and AP courses. The teachers care about the students. There are many extracurricular activities available to help create a well rounded high school experience.
- Posted by Parent - tejoh
2   10/13/2008
The school is only worried about the footbal program and not teaching the student body. Fort Hill is now considered nothing more than a bunch of racists, and I am ashamed to have my children attend.
- Posted by Parent - lonel

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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