Joppatowne High School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
555 Joppa Farm Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Joppatowne High School serves 694 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Joppatowne High School's student population of 694 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joppatowne High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joppatowne High School is 0.63, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#244 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
52%
34%
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White
30%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.72
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Graduation Rate75-79%
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 NameHarford County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Assistant Principal (Joe Habert) resourceful, professional, respectful, congenial; school has multi-leveled mental health services responding to emotional needs of students regardless of whether these emotional needs impact their academics
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5  
Joppatowne high is a great school but needs more structure. I am a senior now and moved to pikesville high and I look back at joppatowne high and see that it was a respectable school but needs more structure. I loved the childcare program it was so fun
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