High Point High School

  • High Point High School serves 2,427 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • High Point 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 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • High Point High School's student population of 2,427 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 152 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers152 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High Point High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High Point High School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#284 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
68%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in High Point High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
27%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in High Point High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in High Point High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High Point High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.470.40
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Graduation Rate
62%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in High Point High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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My name is Ms. Lisa Shearard and I would like to enroll my son in High Point he was attending Charles Herbert Flowers but due to our moving he can't attend there any more he is a junior now and he is a very good student, very quite to himself please I'm trusting you with my most proud procession my son I believe strongly in the no bullying policy please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience 301-332-0039
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