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  • For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public high school in 20872, Maryland, serving 1,271 students.
  • Public high school in zipcode 20872 have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Maryland public high school average of 70%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 39% statewide average). High schools in 20872, Maryland have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Maryland public high schools.
  • The top ranked public high school in 20872, Maryland is Damascus High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Public high school in zipcode 20872 have a Graduation Rate of 90%, which is more than the Maryland average of 87%.
  • The school with highest graduation rate is Damascus High School, with 90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Maryland or national school graduation rate statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maryland public high school average of 61% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Maryland public high school average of 16:1.

20872, MD Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Damascus High School Math: 80% | Reading: 58%
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    25921 Ridge Rd
    Damascus, MD 20872
    (240) 207-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,271 student
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