South River High School in MD - Niche

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South River High School is a public school. It has 2,191 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 96% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 288 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

201 Central Ave East
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5600

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 288 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I had a good time at this school.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Food: I don't like the selection or the amount of time given to eat lunch. I always bring mine.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: I have heard about the disciplinary actions the school has taken. I have never been disciplined.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: I haven't gone to many sporting events at the school. I have participated in some intramural activities, like Ultimate Frisbee, at the school and the field that we played on was always in good condition.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: A lot of my teachers are very good and knowledgeable on their subject. They keep the class engaged in the lesson.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
4.00 Central Elementary School Public
Central Special School Public
London Towne Academy Private
3.66 Edgewater Elementary School Public
The Summit School Private, Special Education
St. Andrew's United Methodist Day School Private, Religious
Annapolis Evening High School Public, Alternative
3.33 Annapolis High School Public
3.66 Mayo Elementary School Public
3.66 Annapolis Middle School Public
St. Martin's Lutheran School Private, Religious
Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School Private, Religious
3.33 Walter S. Mills-Parole Elementary School Public
3.00 Tyler Heights Elementary School Public
4.00 The Key School Private
3.33 Rolling Knolls Elementary School Public
3.66 Wiley H. Bates Middle School Public
3.66 Phoenix Center - Annapolis Public
3.33 Germantown Elementary School Public
2.66 Annapolis Area Christian School Private, Religious
3.00 Georgetown East Elementary School Public
4.00 Davidsonville Elementary School Public
3.66 Hillsmere Elementary School Public
Book of Life Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Southern High School Public
Kennedy Krieger Institute at Southern High School Private, Special Education
St. Anne's Day School of Annapolis Private, Religious
3.66 J. Albert Adams Academy Public, Alternative
3.66 West Annapolis Elementary School Public
2.66 St. Mary's High School Private, Religious
St. Mary Elementary School Private, Religious
3.66 Annapolis Elementary School Public
3.66 Eastport Elementary School Public
Ridge School of Anne Arundel County Private, Religious, Special Education
3.66 Shady Side Elementary School Public
Focus Point School Private, Special Education
Martin Barr Seventh-day Adventist School Private, Religious
Mary E. Moss Academy Public, Alternative
Montessori International Children's House Private, Montessori
3.33 Lothian Elementary School Public
4.00 Southern Middle School Public
3.66 South Shore Elementary School Public
Antioch Christian School Private, Religious
Naval Academy Primary School Private
Chesapeake Academy Private
4.00 Arnold Elementary School Public
Broadwater Creek Academy Private
Beaver Creek Childcare & Kindergarten Private
3.66 Crofton Middle School Public
3.66 Jones Elementary School Public
St. Margaret's Day School Private, Religious
Arnold Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Crofton Meadows Elementary School Public
4.00 Magothy River Middle School Public
4.00 Severn River Middle School Public
3.66 Broadneck Elementary School Public
3.33 Severn School Private
2.66 Indian Creek School Private
4.00 Belvedere Elementary School Public
3.66 Millersville Elementary School Public
4.00 Windsor Farm Elementary School Public
4.00 Crofton Woods Elementary School Public
In Faith Christian School Private, Religious
The Harbour School at Annapolis Private, Special Education
3.66 Broadneck High School Public
4.00 Crofton Elementary School Public
3.66 Nantucket Elementary School Public
Greater Mt. Nebo Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Pointer Ridge Elementary School Public
3.00 Heather Hills Elementary School Public, Magnet
C. Elizabeth Rieg Regional Center Public
Cornerstone Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Kenilworth Elementary School Public
3.00 Belair Baptist Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.00 Northview Elementary School Public
Bowie Christian School Private, Alternative, Religious

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Central Middle School 0 mi. 1,097
3.33 Annapolis High School 3 mi. 1,507
3.66 Southern High School 5 mi. 1,098
3.66 Crofton Middle School 8 mi. 1,128
4.00 Severna Park High School 10 mi. 1,884

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


Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

South River High School United States Annapolis High School Central Middle School Crofton Middle School Severna Park High School Southern High School
White 82.0% 51.6% 36.0% 84.0% 70.0% 85.0% 77.0%
African American 5.0% 15.2% 35.0% 3.0% 12.0% 3.0% 13.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 24.5% 21.0% 5.0% 5.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 2.0% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 3.0% 1.0% 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.2%
Grade 10 26.2%
Grade 11 26.1%
Grade 12 20.4%

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 23 responses

  • 83% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 37% Club opportunities
  • 33% You will make new friends in almost every class
  • 22% The great teachers
  • 7% STEM

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 60% Some of the teachers learning methods
  • 20% Student "roamers" who don't get caught
  • 13% Students can not wear hats.
  • 7% Students who talk back to teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 39% It's students
  • 28% The NAHS murals everywhere.
  • 17% School Principal's involvement
  • 11% We are diverse in our sports and clubs.
  • 6% The S.T.E.M. program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 82% Blue-Ribbon school
  • 12% Astounding Academic Atmosphere
  • 6% Sports

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 76% Do not procrastinate. Do your work on time.
  • 12% Teachers are helpful and students are welcoming.
  • 12% Get a good night's rest

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 22% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% 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.