Howard High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#610
College Readiness Index
43.8
Algebra Proficiency
3.6
English Proficiency
3.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,699 Students
  • 109 Teachers

Howard High School
8700 OLD ANNAPOLIS RD
ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21043

Phone: (410) 313-2867

District: Howard County Public Schools

Overview

Howard High School is ranked 18th within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Howard High School is 53 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 44 percent. Howard High School is 1 of 14 high schools in the Howard County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#610
State Rank
#18

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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 1,699
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 44%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 11%
Full-Time Teachers 109

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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 98%
Proficient in Algebra 99%
College Readiness Index 43.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
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 14
Total Students 16,753
Proficient in English (district average) 91%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 94%
College Readiness (district average) 40.6

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Nearby Schools

Howard High School is 1 of 14 schools in the Howard County Public Schools.

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