River Hill High School

  • River Hill High School serves 1,157 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 45% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • River Hill High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • River Hill High School's student population of 1,157 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Hill High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of River Hill High School is 0.64, which is less 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 Testing Rank#221 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≥99%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
33%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
50%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.640.72
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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