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
9 440
10 470
11 413
12 449

Howard High School is a public high school of the Howard County Public Schools located in Ellicott City, MD. It has 1,772 students in grades 9th through 12th. Howard High School is the 36th largest public high school in Maryland and the 2,310th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,772
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 115.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,310th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 36th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 131st out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 24th out of 266

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Howard High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 895
(51%)
8,123
(49%)
 Male 877
(49%)
8,580
(51%)

Howard High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 949
(54%)
7,333
(44%)
 Black 375
(21%)
3,846
(23%)
 Asian 229
(13%)
2,969
(18%)
 Hispanic 109
(6%)
1,545
(9%)
 Two or More 108
(6%)
964
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Howard High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,567
(88%)
13,472
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 168
(9%)
2,662
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(2%)
569
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Howard High School is ranked 166th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Howard High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.6%) is lower than the state average of 38.5%. 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
2013 1725
2014 1758
2015 1772

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
2013 15.2
2014 15.3
2015 15.3

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
2013 0.11014492753623
2014 0.11547212741752
2015 0.11568848758465

Compare Howard High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.6%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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