Urbana High School

3471 Campus Dr
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Urbana High School serves 1,929 students in grades 9-12.
Urbana High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,929 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Urbana High School's student population of 1,929 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,929 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

Urbana High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Urbana High School is 0.67, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#8 out of 1343 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
18%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
53%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Urbana High School's ranking?
Urbana High School is ranked #8 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Urbana High School often compared to?
Urbana High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oakdale High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Urbana High School?
The graduation rate of Urbana High School is 98%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 87%.
How many students attend Urbana High School?
1,929 students attend Urbana High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Urbana High School students are White, 18% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Urbana High School?
Urbana High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Urbana High School offer ?
Urbana High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Urbana High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,929 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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