Long Reach High School

  • Long Reach High School serves 1,632 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 40% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Long Reach High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Long Reach High School's student population of 1,632 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 118 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers118 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Long Reach 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 Long Reach High School is 0.76, which is more 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#336 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
86%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
40%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
17%
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Black
34%
34%
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White
26%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.760.72
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Graduation Rate
85%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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