PROFICIENCY 89% 120% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 0 in Columbia
  • Ranked #4 of 1963 in Maryland
Proficiency Averages
n/aColumbia
40%Maryland

River Hill High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Howard County Public Schools" in Columbia, MD. There are a total of 1,157 students and 71 teachers at River Hill High, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

River Hill High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 88.5%, which is 120% higher than the Maryland average.

River Hill High location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1157
Teachers71
Student/Teacher ratio17:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment649
Taking some courses562
Taking some courses (not tests)89
Passing some courses471
Passing no courses79

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At River Hill High, there are a total of 649 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 562 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All91%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School90-94%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All86%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85-89%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

River Hill High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMarylandNational
White 56.5% 44.6% 40.5% 51.1%
Black 6.3% 21.3% 34.7% 15.9%
Asian 24.8% 18.4% 6.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.1% 9.0% 14.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 6.3% 4.0% 3.1%

Columbia demographics profile

StatisticColumbiaMarylandNational
Population8,9756,045,680328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,78262791
Median age44.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%54%55%
Speak English78%82%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%

Education level achieved in Columbia

IndexColumbiaMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.5%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college80.3%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.0%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors59.0%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters29.3%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.0%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.7%2.5%1.3%
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Source: The River Hill High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.