La Plata High School



La Plata High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Plata 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
9 272
10 288
11 262
12 322

La Plata High School is a public high school of the Charles County Public Schools located in La Plata, MD. It has 1,144 students in grades 9th through 12th. La Plata High School is the 108th largest public high school in Maryland and the 5,115th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,144
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,115th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 108th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 107th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 95th out of 266

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La Plata High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 575
(50%)
4,060
(48%)
 Male 569
(50%)
4,350
(52%)

La Plata High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 764
(67%)
2,436
(29%)
 Black 221
(19%)
4,751
(56%)
 Asian 51
(4%)
286
(3%)
 Two or More 50
(4%)
412
(5%)
 Hispanic 48
(4%)
459
(5%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
54
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

La Plata High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 939
(82%)
6,028
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 184
(16%)
1,977
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(2%)
405
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of La Plata High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.9%) 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.

La Plata High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1615
2006 1578
2007 1514
2008 1408
2009 1388
2010 1396
2011 1443
2012 1458
2013 1412
2014 1271
2015 1144

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.2
2007 16.7
2008 16.2
2009 16.4
2010 17
2011 17.4
2012 16.6
2013 16
2014 15.5
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16656346749226
2006 0.10709759188847
2007 0.12087186261559
2008 0.12073863636364
2009 0.12968299711816
2010 0.13323782234957
2011 0.14067914067914
2012 0.15706447187929
2013 0.17776203966006
2014 0.16837136113297
2015 0.1791958041958

Compare La Plata High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.9%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
La Plata High School
La Plata, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,144 14.7:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,204 13.7:1 6 miles
North Point High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,814 14.7:1 7 miles
Henry E. Lackey High School
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Public 09 - 12 992 14:1 10 miles
Victory Baptist Academy
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Private PK - 12 58 5:1 11 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,052 17.4:1 12 miles
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