1225 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Westminster High School serves 1,515 students in grades 9-12.
Westminster High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Westminster High School's student population of 1,515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
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School Rankings

Westminster 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 Westminster High School is 0.32, 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
#105 out of 1354 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
82%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
97%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,515 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in MD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32

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