Caroline County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,787 students in Caroline County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Caroline County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Caroline County School District are Colonel Richardson High School, Ridgely Elementary School and North Caroline High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Caroline County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Caroline County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,420 Schools
# Students
5,787 Students
893,772 Students
# Teachers
419 Teachers
59,475 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Caroline County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 25 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Caroline County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Caroline County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Caroline County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Caroline County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.72
# American Indian Students
12 Students
2,386 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
69 Students
58,834 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
795 Students
155,381 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
17%
# Black Students
839 Students
300,979 Students
% Black Students
14%
34%
# White Students
3,629 Students
334,032 Students
% White Students
63%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,300 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
441 Students
40,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
315
30,419
# Students in K Grade:
405
64,080
# Students in 1st Grade:
424
66,118
# Students in 2nd Grade:
409
66,910
# Students in 3rd Grade:
408
68,548
# Students in 4th Grade:
461
70,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
448
69,527
# Students in 6th Grade:
452
67,016
# Students in 7th Grade:
417
65,562
# Students in 8th Grade:
409
65,359
# Students in 9th Grade:
484
71,638
# Students in 10th Grade:
403
67,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
375
60,328
# Students in 12th Grade:
377
60,185
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,956 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,745 is less than the state median of $16,121. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$87 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Caroline County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$85 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Caroline County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,956
$15,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Caroline County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,745
$16,121
This chart display average spending per public school student in Caroline County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Caroline County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Colonel Richardson High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25320 Richardson Rd
Federalsburg, MD 21632
(410) 754-5575
Grades: 9-12
| 525 students
Rank: #22.
Ridgely Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
118 N Central Ave
Ridgely, MD 21660
(410) 634-2105
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #33.
North Caroline High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10990 River Rd
Ridgely, MD 21660
(410) 479-2332
Grades: 9-12
| 1,114 students
Rank: #44.
Preston Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
225 Main St
Preston, MD 21655
(410) 673-2552
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #55.
Denton Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
303 Sharp Rd
Denton, MD 21629
(410) 479-1660
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #66.
Greensboro Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
625 N Main St
Greensboro, MD 21639
(410) 482-6251
Grades: PK-5
| 814 students
Rank: #77.
Lockerman Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Lockerman St
Denton, MD 21629
(410) 479-2760
Grades: 6-8
| 876 students
Rank: #88.
Colonel Richardson Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25390 Richardson Rd
Federalsburg, MD 21632
(410) 754-5263
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #99.
Federalsburg Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
302 S University Ave
Federalsburg, MD 21632
(410) 754-5344
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Caroline Career & Technology Center
Vocational School
10855 Central Ave
Ridgely, MD 21660
(410) 479-0100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,787 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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