Atholton High School is located in Columbia, MD and is one of 16 high schools in Howard County Public Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 1459 students in grades 9-12. See Atholton High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Atholton High School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
TestRating 10 out of 10
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Maryland, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Maryland School Assessment (MSA) Results and High School Assessment (HSA) Results for all subjects tested.more...