5200 Silver Hill Rd
District Heights, MD 20747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Suitland High School serves 2,023 students in grades 9-12.
Suitland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 30% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Suitland High School's student population of 2,023 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 149 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,023 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
149 teachers
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School Rankings

Suitland High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Suitland High School is 0.17, 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1085 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Suitland High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
91%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Suitland High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Suitland High School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.17
This chart display the diversity score of Suitland High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Suitland High School and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Suitland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Suitland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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: 2,023 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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