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 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1434 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,434 students
Long Reach High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Long Reach High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
Long Reach High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeLong Reach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Long Reach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLong Reach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD 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.
0.740.70
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 (1997-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

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 increased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,405 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,950 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameHoward County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
28
Number of Students Managed53,16217,887
Howard County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate93%87%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$854 MM$243 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$830 MM$239 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,405$14,280
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,950$14,036
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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