River Hill High School

  • River Hill High School serves 1,310 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MD average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • River Hill High School operates within the Howard County School District.
  • Howard County School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1310 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,310 students
River Hill High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % River Hill High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
River Hill High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade River Hill High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
River Hill High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Asian
26%
6%
River Hill High School Asian Students (1998-2015)
Hispanic
8%
15%
River Hill High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
5%
35%
River Hill High School Black Students (1998-2015)
White
57%
40%
River Hill High School White Students (1998-2015)
Hawaiian
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River Hill High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
River Hill High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.39
River Hill High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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River Hill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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River Hill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Howard County School District's student population of 53,162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,954 is higher than the state average of $17,158. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,329 is higher than the state average of $17,002. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
28
Number of Students Managed 53,162 17,887
Howard County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 93% 84%
Howard County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $935 MM $307 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $902 MM $304 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,954 $17,158
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $17,329 $17,002
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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