Hammond High School

  • Hammond High School serves 1,288 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Hammond High School's student population of 1,288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hammond High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hammond High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#94 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
10%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
16%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
27%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hammond High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.720.41
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Graduation Rate
90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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