Dorchester County School District

  • 700 GLASGOW ST
  • CAMBRIDGE, MD 21613
  • (410) 228-4747
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate75.6%80.4%
Dropout Rate4.9%3.6%
Per Pupil Spending$12,632$13,453
Students Per Teacher12.114.3
Number of Schools13-
Number of Students4,560-
Number of (FTE) Teachers376-

District Test Scores

HSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Algebra Test
201080.2%83.6%
200990.1%85.1%
 
Biology Test
201081.4%80.9%
200983.1%82.6%
 
English 2 Test
201075.1%80.2%
200976.4%83.5%
 
MSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201072.5%72.6%
200967.4%72.0%
 
Reading Test
201074.5%81.9%
200975.6%81.8%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201077.5%79.8%
200965.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%86.1%
200975.3%83.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201078.1%83.2%
200978.2%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201080.8%89.4%
200980.5%89.5%
 
Science Test
201058.6%66.0%
200950.4%63.7%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201084.4%90.2%
200985.1%89.2%
 
Reading Test
201078.8%87.4%
200974.5%86.7%
 
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201069.5%86.0%
200965.0%84.3%
 
Reading Test
201067.0%84.0%
200974.0%84.9%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201056.4%65.4%
200960.9%65.7%
 
Reading Test
201073.8%80.3%
200973.2%80.2%
 
Science Test
201061.7%67.8%
200958.6%65.3%
 
Source: MD Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment4,56012.1
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students214
Kindergarten Students367
1st Grade Students364
2nd Grade Students310
3rd Grade Students357
4th Grade Students335
5th Grade Students303
6th Grade Students300
7th Grade Students371
8th Grade Students327
9th Grade Students417
10th Grade Students352
11th Grade Students324
12th Grade Students287
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native19
Asian or Pacific Islander53
Hispanic207
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,834
White (Non-Hispanic)2,515
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,386
Female2,242

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers37612.1
Prekindergarten Teachers7-
Kindergarten Teachers20-
Elementary Teachers189-
Secondary Teachers161-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides61
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors5
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors18
Elementary9
Secondary10
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians9
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff226
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators20
LEA Administrative Support Staff22
School Administrators26
School Administrative Support Staff25
Student Support Services19
Other Support Services Staff115

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$68,487,000-
Total Local Revenues$22,604,00033.0%
Parent Government Contributions$19,541,00028.5%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$119,0000.2%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$66,0000.10%
School Lunch$692,0001.0%
District Activity Receipts$1,159,0001.7%
Interest Earnings$181,0000.3%
Miscellaneous$846,0001.2%
Total State Revenues$39,475,00057.6%
General Formula Assistance$18,527,00027.1%
Special Education Programs$1,292,0001.9%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$6,749,0009.9%
Bilingual Education Programs$355,0000.5%
Gifted and Talented Programs$3,0000.00%
School Lunch Programs$109,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$6,507,0009.5%
Transportation Programs$2,009,0002.9%
Other Programs$966,0001.4%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$2,958,0004.3%
Total Federal Revenues$6,408,0009.4%
Through State - Title I$2,356,0003.4%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,061,0001.5%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$285,0000.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$35,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$16,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$80,0000.1%
Through State - Bilingual Education$3,0000.00%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,207,0001.8%
Through State - Other$1,365,0002.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$58,788,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$34,589,00058.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$20,777,00035.3%
Student Support$2,568,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$3,945,0005.8%
General Administration Support$446,0000.7%
School Administration Support$4,155,0006.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$4,990,0007.3%
Student Transportation Support$3,189,0004.7%
Other Support Services$1,484,0002.2%
Total Other Expenditures$3,422,0005.8%
Food Services$2,263,0003.3%
Enterprise Operations$1,159,0001.7%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 75.6%
Total Diploma Count 357
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 5
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12724.9%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Dorchester County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 13
  • Students: 4,560
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 376
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CAMBRIDGE-SOUTH DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
2475 Cambridge Bypass
Cambridge, MD
Public | 9-12
871 14.5

1 out of 5
1 Review
CHOPTANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1103 Mace's Ln
Cambridge, MD
Public | PK-5
286 11.4

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DORCHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY
2465 Cambridge Bypass
Cambridge, MD
Public | 9-12
- -

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HURLOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
301 Charles St
Hurlock, MD
Public | PK-5
488 14.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
MACES LANE MIDDLE SCHOOL
1101 Mace's Ln
Cambridge, MD
Public | 6-8
526 12.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
MAPLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5225 Egypt Rd
Cambridge, MD
Public | PK-5
383 11.3

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NORTH DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL
5875 Cloverdale Rd
Hurlock, MD
Public | 9-12
509 13.4

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORTH DORCHESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
5745 Cloverdale Rd
Hurlock, MD
Public | 6-8
416 13.0

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SANDY HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1503 Glasgow Rd
Cambridge, MD
Public | PK-5
495 14.1

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SOUTH DORCHESTER SCHOOL
3485 Church Creek Rd
Church Creek, MD
Public | PK-8
177 11.1

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THE JUDY CENTER SCHOOL
1405 Glasgow St
Cambridge, MD
Public | Unknown
- -

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VIENNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4905 Ocean Gateway
Vienna, MD
Public | PK-5
172 12.3

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WARWICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
155 Main St
Secretary, MD
Public | PK-5
305 14.5

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