Kenwood High School

501 Stemmers Run Rd
Essex, MD 21221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 1,821 students in grades 9-12, Kenwood High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,821 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 85% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kenwood High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Kenwood High School's student population of 1,821 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,821 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
106 teachers
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School Rankings

Kenwood High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kenwood High School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
#571 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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10%
20%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kenwood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
43%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kenwood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
21%
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Black
43%
33%
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White
34%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Kenwood High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kenwood High School's ranking?
Kenwood High School is ranked #571 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Kenwood High School often compared to?
Kenwood High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chesapeake High School, Eastern Technical High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Kenwood High School?
The graduation rate of Kenwood High School is 85%, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 87%.
How many students attend Kenwood High School?
1,821 students attend Kenwood High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Kenwood High School students are Black, 34% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kenwood High School?
Kenwood High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kenwood High School offer ?
Kenwood High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Kenwood High School part of?
Kenwood High School is part of Baltimore County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,821 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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