Richard Montgomery High School

  • Richard Montgomery High School serves 2,428 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richard Montgomery High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

Richard Montgomery High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Richard Montgomery High School's student population of 2,428 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers138 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richard Montgomery High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richard Montgomery High School is 0.77, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#70 out of 1359 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
25%
7%
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Hispanic
24%
17%
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Black
17%
34%
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White
30%
37%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.770.72
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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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