1101 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Hagerstown High School serves 1,304 students in grades 9-12.
South Hagerstown High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

South Hagerstown High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 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 Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#545 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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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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n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
81%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 20%)

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