River Hill High School

12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 1%
Serving 1,508 students in grades 9-12, River Hill High School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in MD)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

River Hill High School's student population of 1,508 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

River Hill High School ranks within the top 1% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of River Hill High School is 0.68, 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)
#1 out of 1343 schools
(Top 1%)
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88%
20%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of River Hill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
92%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of River Hill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
38%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
41%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of River Hill High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥99%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of River Hill High School and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 River Hill High School's ranking?
River Hill High School is ranked #1 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are River Hill High School often compared to?
River Hill High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glenelg High School, Centennial High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
88% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 92% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of River Hill High School?
The graduation rate of River Hill High School is 99%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 87%.
How many students attend River Hill High School?
1,508 students attend River Hill High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of River Hill High School students are White, 38% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of River Hill High School?
River Hill High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does River Hill High School offer ?
River Hill High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is River Hill High School part of?
River Hill High School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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