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Harbor City High School

Public | 9-12 | 296 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted June 6, 2014

I was going to drop out of school until someone told me about this school and I decided to give it a chance. When I came to this school they had a mission to get me to graduate by the end of that year. It was a success the counselors and teacher worked hard for me to get out as well as other students. Thank them for all the help I was given and as of today I graduated with honors class of 2013. I am now enrolled in bccc. Thanks achievement academy


Posted September 13, 2010

This School Is Tha Worst School Ove Come In COntact With My Student Failed All His Classes Because The Teachers Didnt care enough to challange him.....


Posted December 15, 2007

The new principal has really organized this school. My son was not making it anywhere but he has experienced teachers and a counselor who actually said 'we don't do ordinary' and my son is taking the SAT in January and applying to colleges.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2005

I think it is wonderful to have a school to meet the students need. This reliefs a parent to know where the child is and that the child is recieving the best academic training. Thanks again because this school is the last resort for many students.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Algebra

The state average for Algebra was 84% in 2013.

145 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 83% in 2013.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
13%
English II

The state average for English II was 83% in 2013.

142 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
29%
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About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, Algebra, and Biology upon completion of each course. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. Students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 35%
White 1% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2555 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
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Phone: (410) 396-1513

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