Howard County School District

  • 10910 ROUTE 108
  • ELLICOTT CITY, MD 21042
  • (410) 313-6600
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate91.7%80.4%
Dropout Rate1.4%3.6%
Per Pupil Spending$13,896$13,453
Students Per Teacher12.814.3
Number of Schools73-
Number of Students49,905-
Number of (FTE) Teachers3,887-

District Test Scores

HSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Algebra Test
201094.9%83.6%
200996.8%85.1%
 
Biology Test
201092.9%80.9%
200993.9%82.6%
 
English 2 Test
201090.2%80.2%
200993.1%83.5%
 
MSA - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201087.2%72.6%
200987.9%72.0%
 
Reading Test
201090.2%81.9%
200992.1%81.8%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201089.6%79.8%
200988.2%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.7%86.1%
200991.4%83.5%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201090.0%83.2%
200987.4%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201094.8%89.4%
200994.3%89.5%
 
Science Test
201078.5%66.0%
200976.4%63.7%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201094.1%90.2%
200992.1%89.2%
 
Reading Test
201093.3%87.4%
200993.4%86.7%
 
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201090.9%86.0%
200989.5%84.3%
 
Reading Test
201090.2%84.0%
200991.2%84.9%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201084.5%65.4%
200984.6%65.7%
 
Reading Test
201090.6%80.3%
200990.9%80.2%
 
Science Test
201086.3%67.8%
200985.6%65.3%
 
Source: MD Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment49,90512.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students961
Kindergarten Students3,383
1st Grade Students3,588
2nd Grade Students3,587
3rd Grade Students3,546
4th Grade Students3,646
5th Grade Students3,566
6th Grade Students3,879
7th Grade Students3,839
8th Grade Students3,948
9th Grade Students4,540
10th Grade Students4,075
11th Grade Students4,070
12th Grade Students4,013
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native167
Asian or Pacific Islander8,262
Hispanic2,913
Black (Non-Hispanic)11,193
White (Non-Hispanic)28,106
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male26,399
Female24,242

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers3,88712.8
Prekindergarten Teachers14-
Kindergarten Teachers159-
Elementary Teachers2,023-
Secondary Teachers1,692-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides1,157
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors105
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors144
Elementary62
Secondary83
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians92
Library Support Staff59
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff2,063
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators209
LEA Administrative Support Staff95
School Administrators222
School Administrative Support Staff412
Student Support Services359
Other Support Services Staff767

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$805,247,000-
Total Local Revenues$550,883,00068.4%
Parent Government Contributions$517,333,00064.2%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,176,0000.1%
School Lunch$8,416,0001.0%
District Activity Receipts$17,772,0002.2%
Other Sales and Services$408,0000.05%
Interest Earnings$1,903,0000.2%
Miscellaneous$3,875,0000.5%
Total State Revenues$234,350,00029.1%
General Formula Assistance$137,655,00017.1%
Staff Improvement Programs$183,0000.02%
Special Education Programs$12,833,0001.6%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$13,991,0001.7%
Bilingual Education Programs$4,641,0000.6%
Gifted and Talented Programs$130,0000.02%
School Lunch Programs$100,0000.01%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$13,322,0001.7%
Transportation Programs$13,001,0001.6%
Other Programs$518,0000.06%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$37,976,0004.7%
Total Federal Revenues$20,014,0002.5%
Through State - Title I$3,149,0000.4%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$8,987,0001.1%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$1,370,0000.2%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$85,0000.01%
Through State - Title V, Part A$218,0000.03%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$457,0000.06%
Through State - Bilingual Education$270,0000.03%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,778,0000.3%
Through State - Other$2,461,0000.3%
Direct - Impact Aid$146,0000.02%
Direct - Other$93,0000.01%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$688,449,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$435,252,00063.2%
Total Support Services Expenditures$224,040,00032.5%
Student Support$31,505,0003.9%
Instructional Staff Support$36,479,0004.5%
General Administration Support$4,450,0000.6%
School Administration Support$47,439,0005.9%
Operation and Maintenance Support$62,513,0007.8%
Student Transportation Support$31,347,0003.9%
Other Support Services$10,307,0001.3%
Total Other Expenditures$29,157,0004.2%
Food Services$11,385,0001.4%
Enterprise Operations$17,772,0002.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 91.7%
Total Diploma Count 3,734
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 33
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122331.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Howard County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 73
  • Students: 49,905
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 3,887
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APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH LABORATORY SCHOOL
10920 Route 108
Ellicott City, MD
Public | Unknown
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ATHOLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6700 Seneca Dr
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
480 13.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
ATHOLTON HIGH SCHOOL
6520 Freetown Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | 9-12
1,471 15.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
BELLOWS SPRING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8125 Old Stockbridge Dr
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
822 14.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
BOLLMAN BRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8200 Savageguilford Rd
Jessup, MD
Public | PK-5
605 11.3

3 out of 5
4 Reviews
BONNIE BRANCH MIDDLE SCHOOL
4979 Ilchester Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-8
687 13.2

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BRYANT WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5450 Blue Heron Ln
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
353 11.0

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BURLEIGH MANOR MIDDLE SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2007
4200 Centennial Ln
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-8
660 13.8

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BUSHY PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
14601 Carrs Mill Rd
Glenwood, MD
Public | PK-5
636 15.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
CEDAR LANE SPECIAL CENTER SCHOOL
11630 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD
Public | PK-12
85 2.4

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CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
4300 Centennial Ln
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 9-12
1,486 16.5

2 out of 5
1 Review
CENTENNIAL LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2004
3825 Centennial Ln
Ellicott City, MD
Public | KG-5
652 15.9

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CLARKSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2005
12041 Route 108
Clarksville, MD
Public | KG-5
542 14.0

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CLARKSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2006
6535 South Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD
Public | 6-8
692 14.7

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CLEMENS CROSSING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10320 Quarterstaff Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | KG-5
488 14.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
CRADLEROCK SCHOOL
6700 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-8
951 12.1

1 out of 5
1 Review
DAYTON OAKS SCHOOL
4691 Ten Oaks Rd
Dayton, MD
Public | PK-5
459 12.1

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DEEP RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6925 Old Waterloo Rd
Elkridge, MD
Public | PK-5
624 11.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
DUNLOGGIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
9129 Northfield Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-8
515 12.4

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ELKRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7075 Montgomery Rd
Elkridge, MD
Public | KG-5
795 15.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
ELKRIDGE LANDING MIDDLE SCHOOL
7085 Montgomery Rd
Elkridge, MD
Public | 6-8
666 13.7

1 out of 5
1 Review
ELLICOTT MILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2010
4445 Montgomery Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-8
698 13.4

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FOLLY QUARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
13500 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-8
549 13.4

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FOREST RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9550 Gorman Rd
Laurel, MD
Public | KG-5
657 14.1

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
FULTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
11600 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD
Public | PK-5
652 14.8

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GLENELG HIGH SCHOOL
14025 Burnt Woods Rd
Glenelg, MD
Public | 9-12
1,188 14.4

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GLENWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL
2680route 97
Glenwood, MD
Public | 6-8
641 14.1

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GORMAN CROSSING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9999 Winter Sun Rd
Laurel, MD
Public | PK-5
612 13.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
GUILFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7335 Oakland Mills Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
511 13.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
HAMMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8110 Aladdin Dr
Laurel, MD
Public | KG-5
499 13.9

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HAMMOND HIGH SCHOOL
8800 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | 9-12
1,334 13.6

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HAMMOND MIDDLE SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2009
8110 Aladdin Dr
Laurel, MD
Public | 6-8
573 14.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
HARPERS CHOICE MIDDLE SCHOOL
5450 Beaverkill Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | 6-8
511 11.4

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HOLLIFIELD STATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8701 Stonehouse Dr
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
636 12.5

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HOMEWOOD SCHOOL
10914 Route 108
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-12
118 3.0

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HOWARD HIGH SCHOOL
8700 Old Annapolis Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 9-12
1,611 15.0

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ILCHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4981 Ilchester Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
650 14.0

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JEFFERS HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6000 Tamar Dr
Columbia, MD
Public | KG-5
383 12.8

4 out of 5
3 Reviews
LAUREL WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9250 North Laurel Rd
Laurel, MD
Public | PK-5
569 13.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
LIME KILN MIDDLE SCHOOL
11650 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD
Public | 6-8
654 14.2

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LISBON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
15901 Frederick Rd
Woodbine, MD
Public | KG-5
462 13.6

3.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5470 Hesperus Dr
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
417 12.1

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LONG REACH HIGH SCHOOL
6101 Old Dobbin Ln
Columbia, MD
Public | 9-12
1,200 12.3

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MANOR WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
11575 Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | KG-5
629 15.0

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MARRIOTTS RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
12100 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD
Public | 9-12
1,276 16.4

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MAYFIELD WOODS MIDDLE SCHOOL
7950 Redbarn Way
Elkridge, MD
Public | 6-8
723 13.5

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MOUNT HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL
9440route 99
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 9-12
1,469 14.2

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MOUNT VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
12101 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD
Public | 6-8
710 14.9

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MURRAY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL
9989 Winter Sun Rd
Laurel, MD
Public | 6-8
678 13.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORTHFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9125 Northfield Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | KG-5
596 15.0

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OAKLAND MILLS HIGH SCHOOL
9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | 9-12
1,179 13.4

2 out of 5
1 Review
OAKLAND MILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | 6-8
421 10.4

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PATAPSCO MIDDLE SCHOOL
8885 Old Frederick Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | 6-8
603 13.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
PATUXENT VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
9151 Vollmerhausen Rd
Jessup, MD
Public | 6-8
702 12.8

2 out of 5
1 Review
PHELPS LUCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5370 Oldstone Ct
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
650 13.5

1 out of 5
1 Review
POINTERS RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6600 Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD
Public | PK-5
677 13.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
RESERVOIR HIGH SCHOOL
11550 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD
Public | 9-12
1,555 14.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
RIVER HILL HIGH SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2007
12101 Route 108
Clarksville, MD
Public | 9-12
1,452 14.3

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ROCKBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6145 Montgomery Rd
Elkridge, MD
Public | PK-5
731 13.9

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RUNNING BROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5215 West Running Brook Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
434 11.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
ST. JOHNS LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2960 Saint Johns Ln
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
549 15.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
STEVENS FOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6045 Stevens Forest Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | KG-5
293 9.8

1 out of 5
1 Review
SWANSFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5610 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
505 11.1

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
TALBOTT SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9550 Basket Ring Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
495 11.5

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THUNDER HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9357 Mellenbrook Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | KG-5
349 12.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
TRIADELPHIA RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
13400 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
428 14.3

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VETERANS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4355 Montgomery Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
904 14.1

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WATERLOO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5940 Waterloo Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | PK-5
723 12.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
WAVERLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10220 Wetherburn Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
558 11.4

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WEST FRIENDSHIP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
12500 Frederick Rd
West Friendship, MD
Public | KG-5
297 11.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
WILDE LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
5460 Trumpeter Rd
Columbia, MD
Public | 9-12
1,335 13.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
WILDE LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
10481 Cross Fox Ln
Columbia, MD
Public | 6-8
474 10.8

4 out of 5
3 Reviews
WORTHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4570 Roundhill Rd
Ellicott City, MD
Public | PK-5
452 12.2

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