Urbana High School

  • Urbana High School serves 1,758 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Urbana High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Urbana High School's student population of 1,758 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urbana High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urbana High School is 0.56, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#78 out of 1359 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
64%
37%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.560.72
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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