Hereford High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#426
College Readiness Index
48.5
Algebra Proficiency
3.6
English Proficiency
3.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,415 Students
  • 88 Teachers

Hereford High School
17301 YORK RD
PARKTON, MD 21120

Phone: (410) 887-1905

District: Baltimore County Public Schools

Overview

Hereford High School is ranked 21st within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Hereford High School is 56 percent. The student body makeup is 48 percent male and 52 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 9 percent. Hereford High School is 1 of 27 high schools in the Baltimore County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#426
State Rank
#21
STEM Rank
#232

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,415
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 9%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 6%
Full-Time Teachers 88

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 99%
Proficient in Algebra 99%
College Readiness Index 48.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 27
Total Students 31,393
Proficient in English (district average) 86%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 86%
College Readiness (district average) 25.7

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