North Dorchester High School

  • North Dorchester High School serves 493 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • North Dorchester High School operates within the Dorchester County School District.
  • Dorchester County School District's 74% graduation rate is lower than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 493 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 493 students
North Dorchester High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Dorchester High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
North Dorchester High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade North Dorchester High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
North Dorchester High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
6%
North Dorchester High School Asian Students (1991-2012)
Hispanic
4%
15%
North Dorchester High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
22%
35%
North Dorchester High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
68%
40%
North Dorchester High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
North Dorchester High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
4%
North Dorchester High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.49 0.39
North Dorchester 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.
n/a n/a
North Dorchester High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
North Dorchester High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Dorchester County School District's student population of 4,796 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,262 in this district is less than the state average of $17,158. The district revenue/student has declined by 17% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,925 is less than the state average of $17,002. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District Name Dorchester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
28
Number of Students Managed 4,796 17,887
Dorchester County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 74% 84%
Dorchester County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $307 MM
Dorchester County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $66 MM $304 MM
Dorchester County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $14,262 $17,158
Dorchester County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,925 $17,002
Dorchester County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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