7/10
Damascus High School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in Maryland. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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ACADEMICS

6/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
English
63%
State avg: 43%
Details
Algebra I
12%
State avg: 27%

Equity

5/10

Equity overview

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Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


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Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
56%
Hispanic
19%
Black
11%
Asian
9%
Two or more races
5%
Native American
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
242 :1
State avg: 384 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood

25921 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872
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