Kent County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 5 public schools in Kent County School District, serving 1,993 students.
  • Public school in Kent County School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Maryland public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 41% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
  • The top ranked public schools in Kent County School District are Kent County High School, Galena Elementary School and H. H. Garnett Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Maryland public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameKent County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.kent.k12.md.us
School District Phone Number(410)778-1595
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MD)
# of Schools5 Schools1,422 Schools
# of Students1,993 Students894,344 Students
# of Teachers148 Teachers59,525 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

  • Kent 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kent 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)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kent 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 Rate90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kent County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.570.72
# of American Indian Students4 Students2,387 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students10 Students58,836 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students169 Students155,435 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
17%
# of Black Students457 Students301,474 Students
% Black Students
23%
34%
# of White Students1,213 Students334,047 Students
% White Students
61%
37%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,301 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students140 Students40,758 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:12830,442
# of Students in Kindergarten:12264,150
# of Students in 1st Grade:13566,182
# of Students in 2nd Grade:15166,980
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14668,619
# of Students in 4th Grade:14970,409
# of Students in 5th Grade:13069,591
# of Students in 6th Grade:16167,059
# of Students in 7th Grade:14065,601
# of Students in 8th Grade:14765,388
# of Students in 9th Grade:16471,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:13467,748
# of Students in 11th Grade:13260,341
# of Students in 12th Grade:15460,191
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,889 is higher than the state average of $13,452. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,716 is higher than the state average of $13,222. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MD)
Total Revenue$36 MM$243 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kent County   School District and average revenue for each school distric in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$36 MM$239 MM
This chart display total spending of Kent County   School District and average spending for each school distric in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,889$13,452
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kent County   School District and average revenue per public school student in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,716$13,222
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kent County   School District and average spending per public school student in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Kent County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Galena Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    114 S Main Street
    Galena, MD 21635
    (410)648-5132

    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
  • H. H. Garnett Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    320 Calvert St
    Chestertown, MD 21620
    (410)778-6890

    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
  • Kent County High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    25301 Lambs Meadow Rd
    Worton, MD 21678
    (410)778-4540

    Grades: 9-12 | 583 students
  • Kent County Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    402 E Campus Avenue
    Chestertown, MD 21620
    (410)778-1771

    Grades: 6-10 | 449 students
  • Rock Hall Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    21203 Sharp St
    Rock Hall, MD 21661
    (410)639-2265

    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
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