Hammond High School

8800 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,306 students in grades 9-12, Hammond High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in MD)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hammond High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hammond High School's student population of 1,306 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

Hammond High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hammond High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MD)
#396 out of 1347 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Hammond High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
25%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hammond High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
62%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hammond High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hammond High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
18%
21%
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Black
39%
33%
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White
24%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
0.75
This chart display the diversity score of Hammond High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
91%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Hammond High School and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hammond High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hammond High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hammond High School's ranking?
Hammond High School is ranked #396 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Hammond High School often compared to?
Hammond High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Atholton High School, Reservoir High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hammond High School?
The graduation rate of Hammond High School is 91%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 86%.
How many students attend Hammond High School?
1,306 students attend Hammond High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Hammond High School students are Black, 24% of students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hammond High School?
Hammond High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hammond High School offer ?
Hammond High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hammond High School part of?
Hammond High School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.
In what neighborhood is Hammond High School located?
Hammond High School is located in the Kings Contrivance neighborhood of Columbia, MD.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • : 91% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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