Pocomoke High School

  • Pocomoke High School serves 337 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Pocomoke High School's student population of 337 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pocomoke High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pocomoke High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#75 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
44%
34%
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White
45%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.41
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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