Williamsport High School serves 901 students in grades 9-12.
Williamsport 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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 901 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 27%
- Graduation Rate: 89% (Btm 50% in MD)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10%
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Williamsport High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
Most improved public schools
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Williamsport High School's student population of 901 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Williamsport High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Williamsport High School is 0.45, 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
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#118 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Williamsport High School's ranking?
Williamsport High School is ranked #118 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Williamsport High School often compared to?
Williamsport High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Hagerstown High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Williamsport High School?
The graduation rate of Williamsport High School is 89%, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 86%.
How many students attend Williamsport High School?
901 students attend Williamsport High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Williamsport High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Williamsport High School?
Williamsport High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Williamsport High School offer ?
Williamsport High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Williamsport High School part of?
Williamsport High School is part of Washington County Public Schools School District.
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