Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, MD - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    754
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    91 3.4
  • Ranking

Fort Hill High School is a public school in Cumberland, Maryland. It has 754 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 91 reviews written and they have been mixed.

500 Greenway Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-2570

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 91 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The have locks on all the doors
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are all of things for people to be apart of
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: This school is a great school for football players
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers at fort hill high are great teachers but they do not go beyond what id need of them. This school is more about sports mainly football than the education part. But when kids need help teachers will do what is needed to help the kids pass the class.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The health and safety policies are very effective in keeping the students out of harms way. Resource officers and security systems within the school are used to ensure the safety of the students as well as an effective communication system within the school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Washington Middle School Public
3.33 South Penn Elementary School Public
The Jefferson School at Finan Center Private, Special Education
3.66 West Side Elementary School Public
3.66 Allegany High School Public
3.66 Braddock Middle School Public
Lighthouse Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Northeast Elementary School Public
2.33 Wiley Ford Primary School Public
2.66 Bishop Walsh School Private, Religious
3.33 John Humbird Elementary School Public
3.66 Cash Valley Elementary School Public
3.66 Parkside Elementary School Public
Center for Career & Technology Education Public
2.00 Calvary Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Frankfort Middle School Public
3.66 Cresaptown Elementary School Public
2.66 Frankfort High School Public
4.00 Bel Air Elementary School Public
2.00 Fort Ashby Primary School Public
2.00 Frankfort Intermediate School Public
3.33 Mount Savage Middle School Public
3.66 Mount Savage Elementary School Public
Flintstone Mennonite School Private, Religious
3.33 Mountain Ridge High School Public
3.66 Beall Elementary School Public
3.66 Frost Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Allegany High School 2 mi. 672
3.33 Mountain Ridge High School 9 mi. 840
3.33 Northern Garrett High School 29 mi. 495
3.66 Southern Garrett High School 38 mi. 695
3.33 Clear Spring High School 43 mi. 501

Around Fort Hill High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Fort Hill High School United States Allegany High School Clear Spring High School Mountain Ridge High School Northern Garrett High School Southern Garrett High School
White 88.0% 51.0% 89.0% 96.0% 94.0% 97.0% 95.0%
African American 6.0% 15.0% 5.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.1%
Grade 10 26.8%
Grade 11 22.9%
Grade 12 20.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 90% Yes
  • 10% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 22% Doctor Mckinley
  • 22% The teachers
  • 11% Pride and tradition
  • 11% CPIP grant
  • 11% Mrs. Chandler the AP Psychology teacher
  • 11% The connections
  • 11% The Fort Hill Marching Band

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 38% Teachers are all friendly an unique
  • 38% History of pride and tradition
  • 25% Sports are the main focus

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 38% FOOTBALL
  • 25% Interesting
  • 25% Deeds not Words
  • 12% Tradition

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% Be nice to the teachers they'll help you out
  • 20% Help is given wherever its needed
  • 20% Don't stress

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 75% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.