Great Mills High School

21130 Great Mills Rd
Great Mills, MD 20634
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Great Mills High School serves 1,655 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 40% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Great Mills High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Great Mills High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Great Mills High School's student population of 1,655 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

Great Mills 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 Great Mills High School is 0.68, 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
#383 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
74%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
37%
34%
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White
41%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.680.72
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Mary's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Great Mills High School is Leonardtown High School (6.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chesapeake Charter School (0.4 miles away)
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