Paint Branch High School

  • Paint Branch High School serves 2,000 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Paint Branch High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Paint Branch High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Paint Branch High School's student population of 2,000 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,000 students
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Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paint Branch High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Paint Branch High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#342 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
76%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
42%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
58%
34%
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White
7%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.610.72
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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EXCELLENT AND SUPERSTARS THAT ONLY HAVE CAME OUT OF IT SUCH AS MALCOLM BANKS, BRANDON HONEMOND, JARED ADKINS, AND KWESI ADOKO. PAINT BRANCH HAS REALLY EXCELLED THESE GUYS IN THE PAST YEARS. THANK YOU PAINT BRANCH FOR EVERYTHING!!!
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