South Hagerstown High School

1101 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
South Hagerstown High School serves 1,304 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 32% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
South Hagerstown High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

South Hagerstown High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

South Hagerstown High School's student population of 1,304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

South Hagerstown High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 South Hagerstown High School is 0.68, 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
#489 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
72%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
32%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
29%
34%
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White
46%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.680.72
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Graduation Rate
87%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashingtion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Hagerstown High School is Washington County Technical High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is E. Russell Hicks Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emma K. Doub Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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