Charles County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 38 public schools serving 26,891 students in Charles County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Charles County School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (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 Charles County School District are North Point High School, Dr. James Craik Elementary School and La Plata High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Charles County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Charles County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Charles 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
38 Schools
1,420 Schools
# Students
26,891 Students
893,772 Students
# Teachers
1,760 Teachers
59,475 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Charles 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 95% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#18 out of 25 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Charles County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charles 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)
42%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Charles 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
95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Charles 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
0.62
0.72
# American Indian Students
106 Students
2,386 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
839 Students
58,834 Students
% Asian Students
3%
7%
# Hispanic Students
2,233 Students
155,381 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
17%
# Black Students
14,884 Students
300,979 Students
% Black Students
55%
34%
# White Students
6,784 Students
334,032 Students
% White Students
25%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
40 Students
1,300 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,005 Students
40,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
807
30,419
# Students in K Grade:
1,845
64,080
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,742
66,118
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,885
66,910
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,865
68,548
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,049
70,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,080
69,527
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,042
67,016
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,048
65,562
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,013
65,359
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,295
71,638
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,181
67,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,973
60,328
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,066
60,185
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,940 is higher 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 $17,103 is higher 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
$456 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Charles 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
$460 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Charles 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
$16,940
$15,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Charles 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
$17,103
$16,121
This chart display average spending per public school student in Charles 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 Charles County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Point High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
2500 Davis Rd
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 753-1759
Grades: 9-12
| 1,744 students
Rank: #22.
Dr. James Craik Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
7725 Marshall Corner Rd
Pomfret, MD 20675
(301) 934-4270
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #33.
La Plata High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
6035 Radio Station Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,108 students
Rank: #44.
Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12872 Rock Point Rd
Newburg, MD 20664
(301) 934-4091
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #55.
Mt Hope/nanjemoy Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9275 Ironsides Rd
Nanjemoy, MD 20662
(301) 246-4383
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Piccowaxen Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12834 Rock Point Rd
Newburg, MD 20664
(301) 934-1977
Grades: 6-8
| 418 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Willow Ln
La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-4687
Grades: PK-5
| 698 students
Rank: #88.
Robert D. Stethem Educational Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7775 Marshall Corner Rd
Pomfret, MD 20675
(301) 932-1003
Grades: 8-12
| 79 students
Rank: #99.
T. C. Martin Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6315 Olivers Shop Rd
Bryantown, MD 20617
(301) 274-3182
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #1010.
Malcolm Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14760 Poplar Hill Rd
Waldorf, MD 20601
(301) 645-2691
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #1111.
Theodore G. Davis Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2495 Davis Road
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 753-2082
Grades: 6-8
| 852 students
Rank: #1212.
C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4800 Lancaster Circle
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 645-9053
Grades: PK-5
| 698 students
Rank: #1313.
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7165 Marshall Corner Rd
Pomfret, MD 20675
(301) 934-2944
Grades: 9-12
| 907 students
Rank: #1414.
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
820 Stone Ave
Waldorf, MD 20602
(301) 645-3686
Grades: PK-5
| 424 students
Rank: #1515.
William B. Wade Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
2300 Smallwood Dr W
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 932-4304
Grades: PK-5
| 676 students
Rank: #1616.
William A. Diggs Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2615 Davis Rd
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 753-2081
Grades: PK-5
| 825 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Mary B. Neal Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12105 St. George's Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602
(301) 638-2617
Grades: PK-5
| 714 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Mary Matula Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6025 Radio Station Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-5412
Grades: PK-5
| 781 students
Rank: #1919.
Milton M. Somers Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Willow Lane
La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-4663
Grades: 6-8
| 986 students
Rank: #2020.
J. C. Parks Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3505 Livingston Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
(301) 375-7444
Grades: PK-5
| 728 students
Rank: #2121.
Berry Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10155 Berry Rd
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 638-2330
Grades: PK-5
| 967 students
Rank: #2222.
Mattawoman Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10145 Berry Rd
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 645-7708
Grades: 6-8
| 991 students
Rank: #2323.
St. Charles High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5305 Piney Church Rd
Waldorf, MD 20602
(301) 753-2090
Grades: 9-12
| 1,281 students
Rank: #2424.
Gale-bailey Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4740 Pisgah Marbury Rd
Marbury, MD 20658
(301) 743-5491
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #2525.
Westlake High School
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 Middletown Rd
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 645-8857
Grades: 9-12
| 1,210 students
Rank: #2626.
John Hanson Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
3165 John Hanson Dr
Waldorf, MD 20601
(301) 645-4520
Grades: 6-8
| 829 students
Rank: #2727.
Thomas Stone High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3785 Leonardtown Rd
Waldorf, MD 20601
(301) 645-2601
Grades: 9-12
| 1,168 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
421 University Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602
(301) 645-1330
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Henry E. Lackey High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Chicamuxen Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
(301) 743-5431
Grades: 9-12
| 1,025 students
Rank: #3030.
Indian Head Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 Indian Head Hwy
Indian Head, MD 20640
(301) 743-5454
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #3131.
Daniel Of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2820 Jenifer School Ln
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 932-9603
Grades: PK-5
| 613 students
Rank: #3232.
Matthew Henson Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3535 Livingston Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
(301) 375-8550
Grades: 6-8
| 754 students
Rank: #3333.
Arthur Middleton Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1109 Copley Ave
Waldorf, MD 20602
(301) 645-3338
Grades: PK-5
| 488 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Eva Turner Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Bannister Cir
Waldorf, MD 20602
(301) 645-4828
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
General Smallwood Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4990 Indian Head Hwy
Indian Head, MD 20640
(301) 743-5422
Grades: 6-8
| 525 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Charles County
  • 5980 Radio Station Road, La Plata, MD, 20646
  • (301) 932-6610
  • ccboe.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 26,891 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 10% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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