South River High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

South River High School places among the top 20% of 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 2,192 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
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Gender %This chart display gender of South River High School
Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South River High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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 0.40. 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South River High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South River High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South River High School and the percentage of Black students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
78%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South River High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.380.40
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Graduation Rate
94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South River High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South River High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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