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Lansdowne High High School
"What Did You Learn Today?"
Address
3800 Hollins Ferry Road
Halethorpe, MD, Maryland, 21227
USA
Information
Type Public high school
Opened 1963
School district Baltimore County Public Schools
School number (410) 887-1415
Principal Lynda Whitlock
Vice principal Chris Wilde
Angela Berry
Scott Kilpatrick
Grades 9-12
Campus Urban
School Colour(s) Blue and Red

         

Mascot Vikings
Website

Lansdowne High School (LHS), formerly known as Lansdowne Sr. High School, and currently known as the Lansdowne High School Academy for Advanced Professional Studies, is a four-year public high school in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.

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About the School

The school is located in the far southwest corner of Baltimore County right near the Baltimore City line. It is at 3800 Hollins Ferry Road, Halethorpe, Maryland 21227, just west of Maryland Route 295, inside the Baltimore Beltway. It is just south of the Baltimore City neighborhoods of Lakeland and Westport, just north of the Anne Arundel County neighborhood of Linthicum/Linthicum Heights, just west of Arbutus in Baltimore County, and just east of Brooklyn/Brooklyn Park, in Baltimore City.

The school district for Lansdowne High School borders the districts of Catonsville High School[1] in Baltimore County and Southern High School, which is now known as Digital Harbor High School.[2] in Baltimore City.

Students

In the last 10 years, the graduation rate at Lansdowne High School has been on a general downward trend. it was as high as 94% in 1997 and as low as 72% in 2003.[3] The dropout rate is about 7%, a rate that is climbing.[4]

Student population [5]

  • 2008 1,313
  • 2007 1,276
  • 2006 1,281
  • 2005 1,230
  • 2004 1,201
  • 2003 1,171
  • 2002 1,199
  • 2001 1,221
  • 2000 1,210
  • 1999 1,210
  • 1998 1,134
  • 1997 1,116
  • 1996 1,072
  • 1995 1,018
  • 1994 1,065
  • 1993 1,141

About 10% of the students receive special services, a number considered high by Maryland Report Card.[6] High School Assessment test scores show the school to be performing poorly. In 2006, only 26.7% of the students passed algebra, 57.6% passed the biology test, 58.4% passed the government test, and 40.1% passed the English test.[7]

Sports

State Champions

Baseball, 1993

Notable alumni

Image Gallery

References and notes

External links

  • Lansdowne High School Homepage [1]
  • Lansdowne High School Alumni [2]
  • maps.google.com [3]

Coordinates: 39°14′48″N 76°39′08″W / 39.2466°N 76.6523°W / 39.2466; -76.6523

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