Tall Oaks High School

Tel: (301)390-0230
  • Tall Oaks High School serves 75 students in grades 11-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Tall Oaks High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 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 61%.
  • Tall Oaks High School operates within the Prince George's County School District.
  • Prince George's County School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the Maryland state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Tall Oaks High School's student population of 75 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students75 students
Tall Oaks High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Tall Oaks High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Tall Oaks High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeTall Oaks High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Tall Oaks High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tall Oaks High School is 0.25, 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)35-39%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
Tall Oaks High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Tall Oaks High School Asian Students (1993-2016)
Hispanic
10%
15%
Tall Oaks High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
86%
34%
Tall Oaks High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
1%
39%
Tall Oaks High School White Students (1991-2016)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Tall Oaks High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsTall Oaks High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.71
Tall Oaks High School Diversity Score (1991-2016)
Graduation Rate80-89%
88%
Tall Oaks High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
40%
Tall Oaks High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Tall Oaks High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Tall Oaks High School is Prince George's County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Prince George's County School District's student population of 128,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 75% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,460 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,734 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePrince George's County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    209
    28
    Number of Students Managed128,23717,941
    Prince George's County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    24%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    44%
    District Graduation Rate
    81%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$1,913 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$1,947 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,460$16,454
    District Spending / Student$15,734$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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