Long Reach High School

  • Long Reach High School serves 1,434 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Long Reach High School operates within the Howard County School District.
  • Howard County School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1434 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,434 students
Long Reach High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Long Reach High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Long Reach High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Long Reach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Long Reach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
15%
6%
Long Reach High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Long Reach High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
34%
34%
Long Reach High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
32%
40%
Long Reach High School White Students (1997-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Long Reach High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Long Reach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Long Reach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.74 0.40
Long Reach High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
39%
Long Reach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Long Reach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Howard County School District's student population of 53,162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,838 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,475 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
28
Number of Students Managed 53,162 17,887
Howard County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 84%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $942 MM $245 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $923 MM $241 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,838 $13,687
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,475 $13,479
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbiaWaterloo Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 624 students
    0.8 miles
    5940 Waterloo Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-5014
    0.8PK-5624
  • ColumbiaJeffers Hill Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 464 students
    0.9 miles
    6001 Tamar Dr
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6872
    0.9KG-5464
  • ColumbiaPhelps Luck Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    1.1 miles
    5370 Oldstone Ct
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6886
    1.1PK-5581
  • Ellicott CityHoward High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1758 students
    1.2 miles
    8700 Old Annapolis Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2867
    1.29-121758
  • ColumbiaOakland Mills High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1085 students
    1.4 miles
    9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6945
    1.49-121085

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.