Maurice J. Mcdonough High School

  • Maurice J. Mcdonough High School serves 961 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Maurice J. Mcdonough High School operates within the Charles County School District.
  • Charles County School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 961 students has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students961 students
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMaurice J. Mcdonough High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
9%
15%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
47%
34%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
39%
40%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMaurice J. Mcdonough High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.620.70
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
39%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
6%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Charles County School District's student population of 25,280 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 91% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,989 in this district is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,762 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District NameCharles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
28
Number of Students Managed25,28017,887
Charles County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate91%87%
Charles County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$373 MM$243 MM
Charles County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$367 MM$239 MM
Charles County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,989$14,280
Charles County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,762$14,036
Charles County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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