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 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 961 students has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 961 students
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Maurice J. Mcdonough High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.62 0.40
Maurice J. Mcdonough High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,782 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,720 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Charles County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
28
Number of Students Managed 25,280 17,887
Charles County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 84%
Charles County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $418 MM $245 MM
Charles County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $416 MM $241 MM
Charles County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,782 $13,687
Charles County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,720 $13,479
Charles County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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