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ACADEMICS
College readiness
10/10

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.

Parent Tip
The best high schools offer advanced courses to all students, not a select few.

ACADEMICS
Advanced courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this school how they ensure that students are well prepared.

ACADEMICS
Test scores
8/10
Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level
Parent Tip
Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.

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EQUITY
Equity overview
10/10
Underserved students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.
Parent Tip
Does this school offer opportunity for all its students, or leave some behind? Successful schools understand how to close the achievement gap.

EQUITY
Race/ethnicity
These 5 tips to start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

EQUITY
Low-income students

EQUITY
Students with disabilities

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ENVIRONMENT
Student demographics
Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

ENVIRONMENT
Teachers & staff
What makes a great teacher? The truth may surprise you.
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ENVIRONMENT
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Neighborhood
1300 West Old Liberty Road Sykesville, MD 21784
School leader: Ms Christina Dougherty
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