Sourn High School

4400 Solomons Island Rd

Harwood, MD 20776
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (410)867-7100
  • Sourn High School serves 1,047 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sourn High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • Sourn High School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.
  • Anne Arundel County School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the Maryland state average of 88%.

Top Placements (Maryland)

Sourn High School is Listed among the top public schools in Maryland for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Sourn High School's student population of 1047 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,047 students
Sourn High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Sourn High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Sourn High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeSourn High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sourn High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sourn High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Sourn High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
6%
Sourn High School Asian Students (1990-2016)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Sourn High School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
11%
34%
Sourn High School Black Students (1991-2016)
White
78%
39%
Sourn High School White Students (1991-2016)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Sourn High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSourn High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.71
Sourn High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
93%
88%
Sourn High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
40%
Sourn High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Sourn High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sourn High School is Anne Arundel County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Anne Arundel County School District's student population of 79,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,681 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,073 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    121
    28
    Number of Students Managed79,99917,941
    Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    44%
    District Graduation Rate
    89%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$1,064 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$1,095 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,681$16,454
    District Spending / Student$14,073$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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