North County High School

  • North County High School serves 2,058 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • North County High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • North County High School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.
  • Anne Arundel County School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the Maryland state average of 88%.

Top Placements

North County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • North County High School's student population of 2058 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 132 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,058 students
North County High School Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %North County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers132 teachers
North County High School Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeNorth County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • North County High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North County High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
North County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Asian
3%
6%
North County High School Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
12%
15%
North County High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
26%
34%
North County High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
53%
39%
North County High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
6%
4%
North County High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.40
North County High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate
87%
88%
North County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
North County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
North County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of North County High School is Anne Arundel County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Anne Arundel County School District's student population of 79,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,681 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,073 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    121
    28
    Number of Students Managed79,99917,941
    Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    44%
    District Graduation Rate
    89%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$1,064 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$1,095 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,681$16,454
    District Spending / Student$14,073$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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