12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
River Hill High School serves 1,470 students in grades 9-12.
River Hill High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • 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:

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Attribute

School Overview

River Hill High School's student population of 1,470 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

River Hill High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 1354 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
35%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
44%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

91% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 86% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

What is the graduation rate of River Hill High School?

The graduation rate of River Hill High School is 95%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 86%.

How many students attend River Hill High School?

1,470 students attend River Hill High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

44% of River Hill High School students are White, 35% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 6% 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).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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