Hammond High School

  • Hammond High School serves 1,300 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (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 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hammond High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hammond High School's student population of 1,300 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hammond High School is ranked within the top 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 Hammond High School is 0.73, which is more 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#490 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
85%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
26%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.730.72
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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