Kent Island High School

  • Kent Island High School serves 1,206 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (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 42% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kent Island High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Kent Island High School's student population of 1,206 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kent Island High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Kent Island High School is 0.34, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#273 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
93%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
42%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
81%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.340.72
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQueen Anne's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Wonderful school with great teachers, and I can't wait to attend marching band again! I hope covid-19 quarantine ends ASAP!
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5  
School is cool. Mr. Unger is best teacher EVER. Ms.Dunn is pretty cool. Hershburger can be mean but also very cool. Ms. Kovach is the best princible i have ever had (at the annex) Mr. Kerr was also a great teacher. Top Teachers at KIHS IMO: Mr. Unger Mr. Kerr Ms. Dennis Mr. Coyner
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This is an excellent school i use to be enrolled in this school and never knew what a great school that it was intill i moved away i miss that school dearly. It had an excellent chour i was part of it with a wonderfull teacher named Mr. White ,two great vice principals names Mr. Engle , and Mr. Waits i hate to say it but i knew them very well, a wonderful principal named Mrs. Hershburger and a excellent staff i am proud to say i went to that school and sad to say that i dont any more.sincerly Tabetha Snider
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