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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 44 public schools in Washingtion County School District, serving 22,595 students.
  • Public school in Washingtion County School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Maryland public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (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 Washingtion County School District are Barbara Ingram School For The Arts, Fountaindale Elementary School and Boonsboro High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the Maryland public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameWashingtion County School District
School District Websitehttp://wcpsmd.com
School District Phone Number(301)766-2800
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MD)
# of Schools44 Schools1,422 Schools
# of Students22,595 Students894,344 Students
# of Teachers1,398 Teachers59,525 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

  • Washingtion 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 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washingtion 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)
37%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washingtion 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 Rate
92%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Washingtion County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.520.72
# of American Indian Students27 Students2,387 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students483 Students58,836 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# of Hispanic Students2,083 Students155,435 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
17%
# of Black Students2,979 Students301,474 Students
% Black Students
13%
34%
# of White Students15,180 Students334,047 Students
% White Students
67%
37%
# of Hawaiian Students15 Students1,301 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,828 Students40,758 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:67630,442
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,58364,150
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,64066,182
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,60466,980
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,64368,619
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,72670,409
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,81969,591
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,72367,059
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,67465,601
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,66565,388
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,80771,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,74967,748
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,64960,341
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,63760,191
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,177 in this school district is less 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 $13,321 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$295 MM$243 MM
This chart display total revenue of Washingtion County   School District and average revenue for each school distric in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$298 MM$239 MM
This chart display total spending of Washingtion County   School District and average spending for each school distric in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,177$13,452
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Washingtion County   School District and average revenue per public school student in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,321$13,222
This chart display average spending per public school student in Washingtion County   School District and average spending per public school student in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Washingtion County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Barbara Ingram School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 5%
    7-11 S. Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8840

    Grades: 9-12 | 296 students
  • Bester Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    385 Mill St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8001

    Grades: PK-5 | 618 students
  • Boonsboro Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5 Campus Ave
    Boonsboro, MD 21713
    (301)766-8013

    Grades: PK-5 | 547 students
  • Boonsboro High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 20%
    10 Campus Ave
    Boonsboro, MD 21713
    (301)766-8022

    Grades: 9-12 | 920 students
  • Boonsboro Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1 J-h Wade Dr
    Boonsboro, MD 21713
    (301)766-8038

    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
  • Cascade Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    14519 Pennersville Rd
    Cascade, MD 21719
    (301)766-8066

    Grades: PK-5 | 172 students
  • Clear Spring Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    12627 Broadfording Rd
    Clear Spring, MD 21722
    (301)766-8074

    Grades: PK-5 | 417 students
  • Clear Spring High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 20%
    12630 Broadfording Rd
    Clear Spring, MD 21722
    (301)766-8082

    Grades: 9-12 | 473 students
  • Clear Spring Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    12628 Broadfording Rd
    Clear Spring, MD 21722
    (301)766-8094

    Grades: 6-8 | 376 students
  • E. Russell Hicks Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1321 S Potomac St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8110

    Grades: 6-8 | 798 students
  • Eastern Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1320 Yale Dr
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8122

    Grades: 3-5 | 471 students
  • Emma K. Doub Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1221 S Potomac St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8130

    Grades: PK-5 | 334 students
  • Evening High School Alternative School
    40 W. Oak Ridge Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8460

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Fountain Rock Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    17145 Lappans Rd
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8146

    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
  • Fountaindale Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    901 Northern Ave
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8156

    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
  • Greenbrier Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    21222 San Mar Rd
    Boonsboro, MD 21713
    (301)766-8170

    Grades: PK-5 | 222 students
  • Hancock Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    290 W Main St
    Hancock, MD 21750
    (301)766-8178

    Grades: PK-5 | 249 students
  • Hancock Middle Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    289 W Main St
    Hancock, MD 21750
    (301)766-8186

    Grades: 6-12 | 259 students
  • Hickory Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11101 Hickory School Rd
    Williamsport, MD 21795
    (301)766-8198

    Grades: PK-5 | 302 students
  • Jonathan Hager Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12615 Sedgwick Way
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8440

    Grades: PK-5 | 408 students
  • Lincolnshire Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    17545 Lincolnshire Rd
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8206

    Grades: PK-5 | 591 students
  • Marshall Street School Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1350 Marshall St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8214

    Grades: K-12 | 50 students
  • Maugansville Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    18023 Maugans Ave
    Maugansville, MD 21767
    (301)766-8230

    Grades: PK-5 | 729 students
  • North Hagerstown High School Magnet School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1200 Pennsylvania Ave
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8238

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,328 student
  • Northern Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    701 Northern Ave
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8258

    Grades: 6-8 | 670 students
  • Old Forge Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    21615 Old Forge Rd
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8273

    Grades: PK-5 | 359 students
  • Pangborn Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    195 Pangborn Blvd
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8282

    Grades: PK-5 | 732 students
  • Paramount Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    19410 Longmeadow Rd
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8289

    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1707 Rohrersville Rd
    Knoxville, MD 21758
    (301)766-8297

    Grades: PK-5 | 227 students
  • Potomac Heights Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    301 E Magnolia Ave
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8305

    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
  • Rockland Woods Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    18201 Rockland Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8485

    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
  • Ruth Ann Monroe Primary
    1311 Yale Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301)766-8668

    Grades: PK-2 | 525 students
  • Salem Avenue Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1323 Salem Ave Ext
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301)766-8313

    Grades: PK-5 | 668 students
  • Sharpsburg Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    17525 Shepherdstown Pike
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
    (301)766-8321

    Grades: PK-5 | 279 students
  • Smithsburg Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    67 N Main St
    Smithsburg, MD 21783
    (301)766-8329

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Show 9 more public schools in Washingtion County School District (out of 44 total schools)
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