North County High School serves 2,327 students in grades 9-12.
North County High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,327 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 58%
- Graduation Rate: 84% (Btm 50% in MD)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 33% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 58% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
North County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
North County High School's student population of 2,327 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
North County High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of North County High School is 0.71, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#197 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is North County High School's ranking?
North County High School is ranked #197 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are North County High School often compared to?
North County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glen Burnie High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of North County High School?
The graduation rate of North County High School is 84%, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 86%.
How many students attend North County High School?
2,327 students attend North County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of North County High School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 20% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North County High School?
North County High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does North County High School offer ?
North County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North County High School part of?
North County High School is part of Anne Arundel County Public Schools School District.
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