Atholton High School



Atholton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Atholton High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 368
10 359
11 363
12 392

Atholton High School is a public high school of the Howard County Public Schools located in Columbia, MD. It has 1,482 students in grades 9th through 12th. Atholton High School is the 66th largest public high school in Maryland and the 3,265th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.5

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Atholton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 747
(50%)
8,655
(52%)
 Female 735
(50%)
8,127
(48%)

Atholton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 816
(55%)
8,338
(50%)
 Black 262
(18%)
3,510
(21%)
 Asian 246
(17%)
2,579
(15%)
 Hispanic 79
(5%)
1,330
(8%)
 Two or More 71
(5%)
961
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
25
(0%)

Atholton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,386
(94%)
14,127
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(5%)
2,142
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(1%)
513
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Atholton High School is ranked 207th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Atholton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 36.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Atholton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1365
2006 1370
2007 1442
2008 1416
2009 1471
2010 1459
2011 1487
2012 1482

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 16.5
2007 16
2008 14.6
2009 15
2010 15
2011 15.7
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.043956043956044
2006 0.054014598540146
2007 0.044382801664355
2008 0.052966101694915
2009 0.057104010876954
2010 0.058259081562714
2011 0.067921990585071
2012 0.064777327935223

Compare Atholton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.5%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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