Kent County Public Schools School District

5608 Boundary Avenue
Rock Hall, MD 21661
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,786 students in Kent County Public Schools 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 Kent County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Maryland public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 66% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,419 Schools
# Students
1,786 Students
882,159 Students
# Teachers
165 Teachers
61,266 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Kent County Public Schools 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 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MD)
#20 out of 25 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kent County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15%
25%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kent County Public Schools  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 2021-22 school year data.
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kent County Public Schools  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 2021-22 school year data.
24%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Kent County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of MD by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kent County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.62
0.73
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,360 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
58,991 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
207 Students
182,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
21%
# Black Students
424 Students
292,530 Students
% Black Students
24%
33%
# White Students
987 Students
298,961 Students
% White Students
55%
34%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,299 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
152 Students
44,853 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
79
27,787
# Students in K Grade:
125
61,787
# Students in 1st Grade:
124
61,676
# Students in 2nd Grade:
127
63,648
# Students in 3rd Grade:
129
64,034
# Students in 4th Grade:
117
64,411
# Students in 5th Grade:
135
65,709
# Students in 6th Grade:
143
65,326
# Students in 7th Grade:
121
67,401
# Students in 8th Grade:
128
69,286
# Students in 9th Grade:
143
83,187
# Students in 10th Grade:
152
66,090
# Students in 11th Grade:
142
60,942
# Students in 12th Grade:
121
60,875
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,307 is higher than the state median of $19,738. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,222 is higher than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$17,412 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kent County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$38 MM
$16,456 MM
This chart display total spending of Kent County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,307
$19,738
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kent County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,222
$18,654
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kent County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Kent County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rock Hall Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21203 Sharp St
Rock Hall, MD 21661
(410) 639-2265
Grades: PK-5
| 197 students
Rank: #22.
Kent County High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25301 Lambs Meadow Rd
Worton, MD 21678
(410) 778-4540
Grades: 9-12
| 558 students
Rank: #33.
Galena Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
114 S Main Street
Galena, MD 21635
(410) 648-5132
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #44.
H. H. Garnett Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Calvert St
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-6890
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #55.
Kent County Middle School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
402 E Campus Avenue
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-1771
Grades: 6-8
| 392 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Kent County Public Schools School District?
Kent County Public Schools School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,786 students.
What is the rank of Kent County Public Schools School District?
Kent County Public Schools School District is ranked #20 out of 25 school districts in Maryland (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Maryland school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Kent County Public Schools School District?
55% of Kent County Public Schools School District students are White, 24% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Kent County Public Schools School District?
Kent County Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What is Kent County Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $21,222 is higher than the state median of $18,654. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,786 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in MD)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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