Posted on November 3, 2018
River Hill is located on 12101 Route 108, Clarksville, MD 21029, and serves the communities of neighboring Ellicott City, Columbia, Glenelg, Dayton, and Highland. According to GreatSchools.com, it rates above average on state tests, college readiness, and its ability to serve disadvantaged students. All of this is incredible, but River Hill manages to do all this while serving a very diverse group of students. Minority enrollment stands at 46% of the student body, and female enrollment stands at 49%.
96% of the school’s teachers have met Maryland’s state standard teacher certification requirements, and 97% have been there for three years or longer. It’s an experienced staff, which may be one of the reasons the student body achieves so much success. 99% of the students graduate with intentions of attending post secondary institutions. 23% of the student body takes advanced Math STEM classes and 22% take advanced Science. This is double the rate of most Maryland schools! Standardized test scores are far above the state average. With 87.1% of the students participating, the 2016-17 senior class scored a composite score of 1279.
The school boast a litany of awards, 141 Advanced Placement Merit Scholarships, 14 merit scholarships, Maryland Math League Regional Champions 2017. This success is also evident on the sports fields. Their athletic teams have accrued 45 state titles, 107 Regional Titles, and 130 Count titles. They’ve achieved all of this in twenty two short years!
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