Long Reach High School

6101 Old Dobbin Ln
Columbia, MD 21045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Long Reach High School serves 1,639 students in grades 9-12.
Long Reach High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,639 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Long Reach High School's student population of 1,639 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

Long Reach High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Long Reach High School is 0.75, which is more 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 1343 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
21%
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Black
34%
33%
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White
23%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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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 Long Reach High School's ranking?
Long Reach High School is ranked #114 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Long Reach High School often compared to?
Long Reach High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Howard High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Long Reach High School?
The graduation rate of Long Reach High School is 88%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 87%.
How many students attend Long Reach High School?
1,639 students attend Long Reach High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
34% of Long Reach High School students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 12% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Long Reach High School?
Long Reach High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Long Reach High School offer ?
Long Reach High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Long Reach High School part of?
Long Reach High School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,639 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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