Parkside High School

1015 Beaglin Park Dr
Salisbury, MD 21804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Parkside High School serves 1,136 students in grades 9-12.
Parkside 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 59% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Parkside High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Parkside High School's student population of 1,136 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Parkside High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Parkside High School is 0.63, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 1343 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
21%
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Black
30%
33%
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White
52%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parkside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Parkside High School's ranking?
Parkside High School is ranked #97 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Parkside High School often compared to?
Parkside High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like James M. Bennett High School, Wicomico High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Parkside High School?
The graduation rate of Parkside High School is 91%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 87%.
How many students attend Parkside High School?
1,136 students attend Parkside High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Parkside High School students are White, 30% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parkside High School?
Parkside High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Parkside High School offer ?
Parkside High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Parkside High School part of?
Parkside High School is part of Wicomico County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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