NORTH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 10 E. First Avenue, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Principal: Eric Jefferson
There are approximately 2100 students in grades 9–12 with a professional staff of ~180. North County is bordered by Baltimore City to the north and route 170 to the south. It includes the area surrounding Baltimore-Washington Marshall International Airport. NCHS has a highly professional staff committed to the educational and developmental needs of its students. Our school motto captures the spirit of the school and community – GREATNESS IS WITHIN EVERY KNIGHT. North County operates on a four period A-Day B-Day schedule. Half Credits are awarded at the end of each semester based upon the successful completion of two nine-week grading periods and two Quarterly Assessments. Quarterly examinations are required each marking period and count as 10% of the marking period grade.
Individual and group academic counseling, college, career and military planning are provided. In addition, Naviance, an electronic college-career planning and advisement system, is used by students and parents to support college and career planning. Guidance and counseling services are available to students and parents twelve months a year. Additional student services are provided by a professional team of collaborators: Psychologists, Pupil Personnel Worker, Social Workers, Signature Program Facilitator, AYP Specialist, and Case Management Specialist. For aditional information, visit the counseling page, counseling website, or contact us at 410.222.6970 ext. 5206.
- STEM MAGNET
- IT3 SIGNATURE PROGRAM
- OUTSTANDING AP PROGRAM
- AVID CERTIFIED – AYP Met
- PBIS – GOLD RIBBON SCHOOL
- ESOL PROGRAM
Students may earn original and recovery credit through the Evening High School, Summer School and/or Twilight School Programs.
For more information regarding credits, please contact your counselor.
- (4) English
- (8.5) Electives
- (3) Social Studies
- (.5) Health
- (4) Mathematics
- (1) Basic Technology
- (3) Science
- (1) Physical Education
- (1) Fine Arts
- (75 hrs.)Service Learning
Millions in awards and scholarships awarded
|Graduating Class of 2012||$10 million|
|Graduating Class of 2013||$11.1 million|
|Graduating Class of 2014||$10.6 million|
|Graduating Class of 2015||$14 million|