Damascus High School



Damascus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Damascus 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
9 322
10 324
11 316
12 346

Damascus High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Damascus, MD. It has 1,308 students in grades 9th through 12th. Damascus High School is the 86th largest public high school in Maryland and the 4,091st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.8

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Damascus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 665
(51%)
23,276
(51%)
 Female 643
(49%)
22,053
(49%)

Damascus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 881
(67%)
15,691
(35%)
 Hispanic 172
(13%)
11,094
(24%)
 Black 121
(9%)
10,122
(22%)
 Asian 68
(5%)
6,532
(14%)
 Two or More 64
(5%)
1,799
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
72
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Damascus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,143
(87%)
33,407
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 140
(11%)
9,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(2%)
2,513
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Damascus High School is ranked 183rd out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Damascus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.6%) is 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.

Damascus High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1985
2006 1593
2007 1461
2008 1420
2009 1412
2010 1335
2011 1308
2012 1308

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18
2007 17.6
2008 17.6
2009 18.2
2010 18
2011 17.4
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.075566750629723
2006 0.080351537978657
2007 0.094455852156057
2008 0.10352112676056
2009 0.10410764872521
2010 0.11161048689139
2011 0.11850152905199
2012 0.12614678899083

Compare Damascus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.6%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,308 16.6:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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