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Dorchester County Public Schools


Dorchester County Public Schools is located close to the center of Maryland. Dorchester County Public Schools has 540.76 square miles of land area and 442.24 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dorchester County Public Schools population is 32,614. Dorchester County Public Schools median household income is $45,628 in 2010-2014. Dorchester County Public Schools median house value is $188,100 in 2010-2014. On average, Dorchester County Public Schools is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking: (22 out of 24, bottom 8%)*
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:13
Population32,614 (2010-2014), rank #21
Population Growth3.06% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:33.18/sq mi, rank #24
Median Household Income:$45,628 at 2010-2014—1.18% increase since 2005-2009, rank #21
Median House Price:$188,100 at 2010-2014—-4.52% increase since 2005-2009, rank #19
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:540.76 sq mi, rank #4
Water Area:442.24 sq mi (44.99%), rank #1
County:Dorchester County
City:Vienna, Elliott, Cambridge, Linkwood, Woolford, Madison, Hurlock, Rhodesdale, East New Market, Federalsburg, Crocheron, Toddville, Wingate, Church Creek, Algonquin, Fishing Creek, Crapo, Taylors Island, Secretary, Galestown, Eldorado, Brookview
Zip:21869, 21613, 21835, 21677, 21648, 21643, 21659, 21631, 21632, 21627, 21672, 21675, 21622, 21634, 21626, 21669, 21664
Area:Cambridge, MD
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Dorchester County Public Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

700 Glasgow St
Cambridge MD, 21613, Dorchester County
Phone: 410-228-4747

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:4,7664,7184,6474,6474,6284,5604,654
English Language Learner Students:11599686685NANA
Total Teachers:372.00374.50376.50372.50368.11376.00375.50
Total Other Staff:336.00324.00321.00312.00318.65318.50282.60
Instructional Aides:72.0072.0067.0064.0066.0561.0039.50
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:3.504.505.506.506.055.002.00
Total Guidance Counselors:16.0015.0015.0015.0016.0018.0014.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:10.508.
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:26.0022.0023.0021.0024.0020.0014.00
District Administrative Support:19.5020.5020.5020.5020.5021.5018.50
School Administrators:25.0025.0025.0025.0025.0025.5025.00
School Administrative Support:26.0026.0027.0027.0026.0025.0038.00
Student Support Services:17.0014.0015.0014.0013.5019.0016.00
Other Support Services:120.50117.00115.00112.00114.55114.50108.60
Student-Teacher Ratio:12.8112.6012.3412.4812.5712.1312.39


Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Grade 9 to Grade 12   2475 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge MD 21613
Choptank Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1103 Mace's Ln, Cambridge MD 21613
Dorchester County Career And Technology Center Grade 9 to Grade 12   2465 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge MD 21613
Hurlock Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   301 Charles St, Hurlock MD 21643
Mace's Lane Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1101 Mace's Ln, Cambridge MD 21613
Maple Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5225 Egypt Rd, Cambridge MD 21613
North Dorchester High School Grade 9 to Grade 12   5875 Cloverdale Rd, Hurlock MD 21643
North Dorchester Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   5745 Cloverdale Rd, Hurlock MD 21643
Sandy Hill ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1503 Glasgow Rd, Cambridge MD 21613
South Dorchester SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 8   3485 Church Creek Rd, Church Creek MD 21622
Vienna Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   4905 Ocean Gateway, Vienna MD 21869
Warwick Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   155 Main St, Secretary MD 21664

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
HSA Test
2004AlgebraEnd of course% met std51.8%58.8%
2005AlgebraEnd of course% met std58.9%53.8%
2006AlgebraEnd of course% met std65.2%66.6%
2007AlgebraEnd of course% met std78.2%63.5%
2008AlgebraEnd of course% met std88.4%85.9%
2009AlgebraEnd of course% met std90.1%85.1%
2010AlgebraEnd of course% met std80.2%83.6%
2011AlgebraEnd of course% met std84.6%83.6%
2012AlgebraEnd of course% met std78.8%83.9%
2004BiologyEnd of course% met std48.2%60.9%
2005BiologyEnd of course% met std51.5%57.6%
2006BiologyEnd of course% met std63.2%67.7%
2007BiologyEnd of course% met std64.4%70.3%
2008BiologyEnd of course% met std80.8%83.1%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std83.1%82.6%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std81.4%80.9%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std75.2%81.3%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std74.1%81.7%
2005English 2End of course% met std43.9%57.3%
2006English 2End of course% met std50.7%60.1%
2007English 2End of course% met std61.9%70.9%
2008English 2End of course% met std74%83.1%
2009English 2End of course% met std76.4%83.5%
2010English 2End of course% met std75.1%80.2%
2011English 2End of course% met std74.3%81.6%
2012English 2End of course% met std69.3%83.1%
2004GovernmentEnd of course% met std50.8%65.9%
2005GovernmentEnd of course% met std47.9%66.4%
2006GovernmentEnd of course% met std70.1%74.2%
2007GovernmentEnd of course% met std60.6%73.5%
MSA Test
2004Reading10th Grade% met std57.9%66.0%
2005Reading10th Grade% met std59.3%67.4%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std59.2%72.2%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std66.5%76.8%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std62.0%79.1%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std64.5%78.6%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std69.3%82.6%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std65.0%84.3%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std69.5%86.0%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std76.9%86.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std77.7%87.7%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std70.5%82.2%
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std49.5%71.0%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std60.4%75.8%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std65.6%78.3%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std70.3%80.5%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std75.3%83.0%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std74.0%84.9%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std67%84.0%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std73.6%85.1%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std74.5%85.0%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std68.2%82.6%
2004Math4th Grade% met std62.0%69.6%
2005Math4th Grade% met std59.7%76.5%
2006Math4th Grade% met std69.9%82.1%
2007Math4th Grade% met std75.3%86%
2008Math4th Grade% met std83.5%88.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std85.1%89.2%
2010Math4th Grade% met std84.4%90.2%
2011Math4th Grade% met std86.8%90.3%
2012Math4th Grade% met std83.5%89.8%
2013Math4th Grade% met std79.1%88.8%
2004Reading4th Grade% met std61.5%75.1%
2005Reading4th Grade% met std66.0%81.0%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std71.1%81.8%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std79.0%86.0%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std78.3%88.4%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std74.5%86.7%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std78.8%87.4%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std78.6%88.7%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std78.9%89.8%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std78.8%88.2%
2004Math5th Grade% met std51.9%63.1%
2005Math5th Grade% met std57.9%69.2%
2006Math5th Grade% met std60.4%73.4%
2007Math5th Grade% met std69.6%78.3%
2008Math5th Grade% met std73.7%80.5%
2009Math5th Grade% met std78.2%81.2%
2010Math5th Grade% met std78.1%83.2%
2011Math5th Grade% met std75.9%82.2%
2012Math5th Grade% met std77%85.3%
2013Math5th Grade% met std77.0%80.8%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std53.3%68.4%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std59.7%74.3%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std62.8%76.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std69.0%76.7%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std75.8%86.7%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std80.5%89.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std80.8%89.4%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std83.8%90.2%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std77.5%90.0%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std79.0%88.4%
2004Math6th Grade% met std30.8%50.3%
2005Math6th Grade% met std36.7%60.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std45.0%65.6%
2007Math6th Grade% met std58.3%71.9%
2008Math6th Grade% met std69.2%75.8%
2009Math6th Grade% met std65.1%77.1%
2010Math6th Grade% met std77.5%79.8%
2011Math6th Grade% met std74.9%81.0%
2012Math6th Grade% met std79.1%83.1%
2013Math6th Grade% met std70.0%77.1%
2004Reading6th Grade% met std48.4%68.3%
2005Reading6th Grade% met std50.6%70.3%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std59.1%71.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std67.2%76.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std73.9%81.7%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std75.7%84.5%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std80.0%86.1%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std75.5%83.8%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std76.5%84.5%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std73.3%84.1%
2004Math7th Grade% met std34.1%49.8%
2005Math7th Grade% met std32.6%55.4%
2006Math7th Grade% met std41.3%60.1%
2007Math7th Grade% met std45.4%61.4%
2008Math7th Grade% met std49.4%68.2%
2009Math7th Grade% met std67.8%73.1%
2010Math7th Grade% met std72.5%72.6%
2011Math7th Grade% met std70.9%74.3%
2012Math7th Grade% met std71.3%76.4%
2013Math7th Grade% met std70.5%72.6%
2004Reading7th Grade% met std52.8%67.0%
2005Reading7th Grade% met std49.6%67.2%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std54.3%71.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std58.9%70.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std72.9%81.2%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std76.6%83.1%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std74.5%81.9%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std75.0%84.0%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std71.8%81.2%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std80.0%85.0%
2004Math8th Grade% met std24.1%45.8%
2005Math8th Grade% met std35.1%51.7%
2006Math8th Grade% met std34.4%55.0%
2007Math8th Grade% met std45.8%56.7%
2008Math8th Grade% met std48.9%61.8%
2009Math8th Grade% met std61.3%67.2%
2010Math8th Grade% met std56.4%65.4%
2011Math8th Grade% met std61.5%66.1%
2012Math8th Grade% met std54.6%69.3%
2013Math8th Grade% met std60.1%67.0%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std48.4%63.8%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std59.3%66.4%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std54.3%67%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std57.3%68.4%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std60.9%72.8%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std74.1%81.4%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std73.8%80.3%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std76.1%82.7%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std64.5%80.8%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std70.9%81.0%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$62,375,000$13,423 $75,257,000$16,195 $80,023,000$17,291 
Total Expenditures:$64,210,000$13,818 $72,765,000$15,658 $79,145,000$17,101 
Total Current Expenditures:$59,741,000$12,856 $59,466,000$12,797 $58,761,000$12,697 
Instructional Expenditures:$35,725,000$7,68859.8%$35,677,000$7,67760.0%$35,437,000$7,65760.3%
Student and Staff Support:$6,737,000$1,45011.3%$5,948,000$1,28010.0%$5,995,000$1,29510.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$10,892,000$2,34418.2%$11,651,000$2,50719.6%$11,139,000$2,40719.0%
Total Capital Outlay:$3,492,000$751 $12,324,000$2,652 $19,943,000$4,309 
Construction:$3,228,000$695 $12,212,000$2,628 $26,000$6 
Total Other:$97,000$21 $71,000$15 $53,000$11 
Interest on Debt:$830,000$179 $824,000$177 $275,000$59 
Total Salary:$34,089,000$7,336 $33,910,000$7,297 $34,351,000$7,422 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$22,842,000$4,91567.0%$22,958,000$4,94067.7%$22,895,000$4,94766.7%
Other Salary:$11,247,000$2,42033.0%$10,952,000$2,35732.3%$11,456,000$2,47533.3%
Total Benefit:$14,259,000$3,068 $13,812,000$2,972 $13,488,000$2,914 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$9,902,000$2,13169.4%$10,177,000$2,19073.7%$10,045,000$2,17074.5%
Other Benefit:$4,357,000$93830.6%$3,635,000$78226.3%$3,443,000$74425.5%

* Dorchester County Public Schools was rated 1 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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