Towson High School Law and Public Policy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#273
College Readiness Index
58.1
Algebra Proficiency
3.6
English Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,415 Students
  • 82 Teachers

Towson High School Law and Public Policy
69 CEDAR AVE
TOWSON, MD 21286

Phone: (410) 887-3608

District: Baltimore County Public Schools

Overview

Towson High School Law and Public Policy is ranked 8th within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Towson High School Law and Public Policy is 65 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 34 percent. Towson High School Law and Public Policy is 1 of 28 high schools in the Baltimore County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#273
State Rank
#8
Magnet Rank
#68
STEM Rank
#147

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,415
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 34%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 17%
Full-Time Teachers 82

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 99%
Proficient in Algebra 99%
College Readiness Index 58.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 28
Total Students 30,952
Proficient in English (district average) 86%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 88%
College Readiness (district average) 26.8

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Nearby Schools

Towson High School Law and Public Policy is 1 of 28 schools in the Baltimore County Public Schools.

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