Caroline County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools in Caroline County School District, serving 5,787 students. Caroline County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Public schools in Caroline County School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Maryland public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 41% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
The top ranked public schools in Caroline County School District are North Caroline High School, Colonel Richardson High School and Ridgely Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the Maryland public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameCaroline County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.cl.k12.md.us
School District Phone Number(410) 479-1460
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MD)
# of Schools10 Schools1,422 Schools
# of Students5,787 Students894,344 Students
# of Teachers419 Teachers59,525 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

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 2016-2017 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#11 out of 25 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Caroline County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
45%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
38%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Caroline County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.570.72
# of American Indian Students12 Students2,387 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students69 Students58,836 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students795 Students155,435 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
17%
# of Black Students839 Students301,474 Students
% Black Students
14%
34%
# of White Students3,629 Students334,047 Students
% White Students
63%
37%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students1,301 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students441 Students40,758 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:31530,442
# of Students in Kindergarten:40564,150
# of Students in 1st Grade:42466,182
# of Students in 2nd Grade:40966,980
# of Students in 3rd Grade:40868,619
# of Students in 4th Grade:46170,409
# of Students in 5th Grade:44869,591
# of Students in 6th Grade:45267,059
# of Students in 7th Grade:41765,601
# of Students in 8th Grade:40965,388
# of Students in 9th Grade:48471,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:40367,748
# of Students in 11th Grade:37560,341
# of Students in 12th Grade:37760,191
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,966 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,725. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,381 is less than the state median of $15,468. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MD)
Total Revenue$81 MM$250 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$83 MM$246 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,966$15,725
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,381$15,468
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 2016-17 school year data.

Caroline County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • North Caroline High School Math: 86% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10990 River Rd
    Ridgely, MD 21660
    (410) 479-2332

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,114 student
  • Colonel Richardson High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25320 Richardson Rd
    Federalsburg, MD 21632
    (410) 754-5575

    Grades: 9-12 | 525 students
  • Ridgely Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    118 N Central Ave
    Ridgely, MD 21660
    (410) 634-2105

    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
  • Denton Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    303 Sharp Rd
    Denton, MD 21629
    (410) 479-1660

    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
  • Preston Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    225 Main St
    Preston, MD 21655
    (410) 673-2552

    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
  • Greensboro Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    625 N Main St
    Greensboro, MD 21639
    (410) 482-6251

    Grades: PK-5 | 814 students
  • Lockerman Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    410 Lockerman St
    Denton, MD 21629
    (410) 479-2760

    Grades: 6-8 | 876 students
  • Colonel Richardson Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    25390 Richardson Rd
    Federalsburg, MD 21632
    (410) 754-5263

    Grades: 6-8 | 402 students
  • Federalsburg Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    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 student
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