69 Cedar Ave
Towson, MD 21286
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Towson High School serves 1,677 students in grades 9-12.
Towson High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Towson High School's student population of 1,677 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Towson High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Towson High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#84 out of 1354 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
62%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
98%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,677 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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