Howard High School



Howard High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Howard 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
9 470
10 420
11 416
12 445

Howard High School is a public high school of the Howard County Public Schools located in Ellicott City, MD. It has 1,751 students in grades 9th through 12th. Howard High School is the 38th largest public high school in Maryland and the 2,255th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 112.2

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Howard High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 904
(52%)
8,655
(52%)
 Female 847
(48%)
8,127
(48%)

Howard High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 997
(57%)
8,338
(50%)
 Black 340
(19%)
3,510
(21%)
 Asian 166
(9%)
2,579
(15%)
 Two or More 146
(8%)
961
(6%)
 Hispanic 93
(5%)
1,330
(8%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
25
(0%)

Howard High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,568
(90%)
14,127
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 151
(9%)
2,142
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(2%)
513
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Howard High School is ranked 176th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howard High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.5%) 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.

Howard High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1332
2006 1392
2007 1445
2008 1509
2009 1611
2010 1633
2011 1699
2012 1751

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.4
2007 15
2008 14.5
2009 15
2010 15
2011 15.6
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.067567567567568
2006 0.065373563218391
2007 0.058131487889273
2008 0.05765407554672
2009 0.081936685288641
2010 0.093692590324556
2011 0.10594467333726
2012 0.10451170759566

Compare Howard High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.5%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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