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6035 Radio Station Rd

La Plata, MD 20646

(301) 934-1100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,430

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for La Plata High School

This school is absolutely TERRIBLE. I'm just finishing up being a sophomore and the classes are easy, the teachers don't care and sometimes don't even understand what they are teaching. Some substitutes don't speak English. All focus is put on the average kids, so if you have an advanced child, keep ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/26/11

I'm a former student, in fact I transferred to another school system entirely because of how poorly this school conducted itself. The majority of my teachers had no interest in being there, they rarely taught, instead opting to chill out with the students. The school is overcrowded, so much they even ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/08/11

La Plata high school is great. Our daughter Rebecca Meier enjoyed one year as an exchange student with excellent teachers. We are very thankful.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/11

I believe La Plata has the most compassionate staff. Mr Williams really helped me get my son back on track. The dedication of the entire staff was overwhelming and appreciative.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

LaPlata is an excellent secondary school. Both my children graduated (2005, 2009) and were well prepared for the rigors of study for college life. La Plata teachers are fabulous; they not only offer a tough curriculum to prepare students for college, but teachers care about the students on a personal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/09

This is a great school--I am a freshman taking all honors classes as well as the Web design class they offer at La Plata. I highly recommend for its great teaching staff and positive environment.

Posted by a student on 05/07/09

This school creates a very good environment for learning. Friendly staff and students. Great school

Posted by a student on 11/18/08

La Plata High is a wonderful High School and the Student body is alittle overcrowed but everyone gets along and the teachers are also great. I've been a student for the last four years and everything has been great.

Posted by a student on 02/11/08

The school is great. I'm a graduate myself! keep up the good work teachers and faculty.

Posted by a parent on 11/07/07

This school rocks. I just moved here and its alot better than my school in Morrow, Ohio. Alot bigger and the teachers are awesome. The music class is kickin'. Gym is cool. Plus the baseball team is awesome. I love the bands the students are in. I love this school!

Posted by a student on 12/06/05

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Test scores for La Plata High School

HSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
La Plata High School
Charles County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, Algebra, and Biology upon completion of each course. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. Beginning with the class of 2009, students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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La Plata schools — La Plata High School is located at 6035 Radio Station Rd, La Plata MD 20646. 6035 Radio Station Rd is in the 20646 ZIP code in La Plata, MD The school district for La Plata High School is the Charles County Public Schools. La Plata High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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