Dorchester County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 13 public schools managed by Dorchester County School District serving 4,739 students in Cambridge, Maryland.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Dorchester County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Cambridge Cambridge-south Dorchester High School
    2475 Cambridge Beltway
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)228-9224

    Grades: 9-12 | 762 students
  • Cambridge Choptank Elementary School
    1103 Mace's Lane
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)228-4950

    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
  • Cambridge Dorchester County Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    2465 Cambridge Beltway
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)228-3457

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Hurlock Hurlock Elementary School
    301 Charles St.
    Hurlock, MD 21643
    (410)943-3303

    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
  • Cambridge Judith P. Hoyer Early Childhood Center Alternative School
    1405 Glasgow Street
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)221-5268

    Grades: K-2 | n/a students
  • Cambridge Mace's Lane Middle School
    1101 Mace's Lane
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)228-2111

    Grades: 6-8 | 535 students
  • Cambridge Maple Elementary School
    5225 Egypt Rd.
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)228-8577

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Hurlock North Dorchester High School
    5875 Cloverdale Road
    Hurlock, MD 21643
    (410)943-4511

    Grades: 9-12 | 489 students
  • Hurlock North Dorchester Middle School
    5745 Cloverdale Road
    Hurlock, MD 21643
    (410)943-3322

    Grades: 6-8 | 412 students
  • Cambridge Sandy Hill Elementary School
    1503 Glasgow Road
    Cambridge, MD 21613
    (410)228-7978

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Church Creek South Dorchester School
    3485 Church Creek Road
    Church Creek, MD 21622
    (410)397-3434

    Grades: PK-8 | 206 students
  • Vienna Vienna Elementary School
    4905 Ocean Gateway
    Vienna, MD 21869
    (410)376-3151

    Grades: PK-5 | 197 students
  • Secretary Warwick Elementary School
    155 Main Street
    Secretary, MD 21664
    (410)943-3588

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students

Overview

School District NameDorchester County School District
# of Schools13
# of Students4,739
# of Teachers386
Student : Teacher Ratio13
# of Male Students2,341
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students2,398
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.63
# of American Indian Students6
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students53
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students356
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students1,870
% Black Students
39%
# of White Students2,144
% White Students
45%
# of Hawaiian Students2
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students308
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:224
# of Students in Kindergarten:344
# of Students in 1st Grade:400
# of Students in 2nd Grade:402
# of Students in 3rd Grade:388
# of Students in 4th Grade:378
# of Students in 5th Grade:333
# of Students in 6th Grade:374
# of Students in 7th Grade:344
# of Students in 8th Grade:301
# of Students in 9th Grade:424
# of Students in 10th Grade:305
# of Students in 11th Grade:271
# of Students in 12th Grade:251
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Dorchester 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dorchester 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dorchester 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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dorchester County School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,961 is higher than the state average of $16,454. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,775 is higher than the state average of $16,634. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MD)
Total Revenue$80 MM$295 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dorchester County School District and average revenue for each school distric in MD by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$79 MM$298 MM
This chart display total spending of Dorchester County School District and average spending for each school distric in MD by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,961$16,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dorchester County School District and average revenue per public school student in MD by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,775$16,634
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dorchester County School District and average spending per public school student in MD by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Dorchester County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.71. The most diverse school in the district is Hurlock Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.