Francis Scott Key High School

3825 Bark Hill Road
Union Bridge, MD 21791
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Francis Scott Key High School serves 921 students in grades 9-12.
Francis Scott Key High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 35% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Francis Scott Key High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Francis Scott Key High School's student population of 921 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students921 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Francis Scott Key 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 Francis Scott Key High School is 0.21, 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
#406 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
88%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
35%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
89%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.210.72
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarroll County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Francis Scott Key High School is Carroll Springs School (7.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Union Bridge Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    2.6 miles
    119 North Main Street
    Union Bridge, MD 21791
    (410) 751-3307
    2.6 PK-5 416
  • Westminster Runnymede Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 599 students
    3.0 miles
    3000 Langdon Drive
    Westminster, MD 21158
    (410) 751-3203
    3 PK-5 599
  • Taneytown Northwest Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 653 students
    4.5 miles
    99 Kings Drive
    Taneytown, MD 21787
    (410) 751-3270
    4.5 6-8 653
  • Taneytown Taneytown Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    4.5 miles
    100 Kings Drive
    Taneytown, MD 21787
    (410) 751-3260
    4.5 PK-5 416
  • Westminster Westminster Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    5.8 miles
    811 Uniontown Road
    Westminster, MD 21158
    (410) 751-3222
    5.8 PK-5 527

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