Tuscarora High School

  • Tuscarora High School serves 1,453 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (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 86% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Tuscarora 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 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Tuscarora High School's student population of 1,453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tuscarora High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tuscarora High School is 0.67, which is more 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)
91%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tuscarora High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
6%
6%
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Hispanic
17%
15%
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Black
19%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Tuscarora High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
51%
39%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tuscarora High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.670.40
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tuscarora 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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