Gwynn Park High School

  • Gwynn Park High School serves 983 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 20% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gwynn Park High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Gwynn Park High School's student population of 983 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students983 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gwynn Park High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gwynn Park High School is 0.29, 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#766 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
55%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
20%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
84%
34%
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White
4%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gwynn Park High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.290.72
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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My step daughter just started this September at GPHS. So far I have been pleased with the communiction from the administration and teachers. My daughter seems to be learning a lot and she seems to get a lot of interesting projects. Overall I am happy with the school.
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