South River High School

Tel: (410)956-5600
  • South River High School serves 2,192 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 96% (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 88% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • South River 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 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • South River 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)

South River 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 1%)

School Overview

  • South River High School's student population of 2192 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 127 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,192 students
South River High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %South River High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
South River High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeSouth River High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • South River 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South River 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)
96%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
South River High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
3%
6%
South River High School Asian Students (1994-2016)
Hispanic
8%
15%
South River High School Black Students (1993-2016)
Black
7%
34%
South River High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
78%
39%
South River High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
4%
South River High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth River High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.71
South River High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
94%
88%
South River High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
South River High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
South River High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of South River 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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