Worcester County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,684 students in Worcester County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Maryland.
Public Schools in Worcester County School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Maryland public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Worcester County School District are Ocean City Elementary School, Stephen Decatur High School and Showell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Worcester County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Maryland public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Worcester County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,420 Schools
# Students
6,684 Students
893,772 Students
# Teachers
578 Teachers
59,475 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Worcester County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#2 out of 25 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Worcester County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Worcester 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Worcester 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Worcester County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.72
# American Indian Students
17 Students
2,386 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
130 Students
58,834 Students
% Asian Students
2%
7%
# Hispanic Students
487 Students
155,381 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
17%
# Black Students
1,265 Students
300,979 Students
% Black Students
19%
34%
# White Students
4,368 Students
334,032 Students
% White Students
66%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,300 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
416 Students
40,754 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
357
30,419
# Students in K Grade:
438
64,080
# Students in 1st Grade:
481
66,118
# Students in 2nd Grade:
472
66,910
# Students in 3rd Grade:
484
68,548
# Students in 4th Grade:
488
70,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
501
69,527
# Students in 6th Grade:
444
67,016
# Students in 7th Grade:
509
65,562
# Students in 8th Grade:
475
65,359
# Students in 9th Grade:
530
71,638
# Students in 10th Grade:
470
67,743
# Students in 11th Grade:
545
60,328
# Students in 12th Grade:
490
60,185
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,507 is higher than the state median of $15,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,511 is higher than the state median of $16,121. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$124 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Worcester County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$124 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Worcester County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,507
$15,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Worcester County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,511
$16,121
This chart display average spending per public school student in Worcester County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Worcester County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ocean City Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12828 Center Dr
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 632-5370
Grades: PK-4
| 580 students
Rank: #22.
Stephen Decatur High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9913 Seahawk Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2171
Grades: 9-12
| 1,348 students
Rank: #33.
Showell Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11318 Showell School Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 632-5350
Grades: PK-3
| 523 students
Rank: #44.
Pocomoke High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1817 Old Virginia Rd
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 632-5180
Grades: 9-12
| 342 students
Rank: #55.
Snow Hill High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
305 S Church St
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5270
Grades: 9-12
| 321 students
Rank: #66.
Stephen Decatur Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9815 Seahawk Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2846
Grades: 7-8
| 657 students
Rank: #77.
Buckingham Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Buckingham Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 632-5300
Grades: PK-4
| 541 students
Rank: #88.
Berlin Intermediate
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
309 Franklin Ave
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 632-5320
Grades: 4-6
| 791 students
Rank: #99.
Pocomoke Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2119 Pocomoke Beltway
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 632-5130
Grades: PK-3
| 397 students
Rank: #1010.
Pocomoke Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 8th St
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(410) 632-5150
Grades: 4-8
| 374 students
Rank: #1111.
Snow Hill Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
515 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5210
Grades: PK-3
| 368 students
Rank: #1212.
Snow Hill Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
522 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5240
Grades: 4-8
| 390 students
Rank: #1313.
Cedar Chapel Special School
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Coulbourne Ln
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 632-5230
Grades: K-12
| 52 students
Worcester Technical High School
Vocational School
6290 Worcester Hwy
Newark, MD 21841
(410) 632-5050
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 6,684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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