Digital Harbor High School

1100 Covington St, Baltimore, MD 21230
(443) 984-1256

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1202 students 14 students/teacher ( avg is )

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High School Assessments (HSA)

In 2012-2013 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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About this school

Digital Harbor High School is a public high school. 1,202 students attend Digital Harbor High School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 4% of the Digital Harbor High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 78% of the 1,202 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Digital Harbor High School is 14:1. National Academy Foundation is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Photography
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Japanese
  • Spanish


  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 72% 86%
White, non-Hispanic 17% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 0%
Multiracial 0.2% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 84%
Limited English proficiency 4% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school alone with every other Baltimore City School are not recommended by me at all. My son went Violetville Elementary school and got bullied there then he went to Digital Harbor and got bullied there. They do nothing at all about bullying. My son would fight back these bully's and he would be the one getting in trouble. He (my son) was a drop out. He did get his High School Diploma by attending CCBC. His mental state is screwed thanks to Baltimore City Schools.. Including Baltimore City board of education for doing nothing to resolve this issue. He believes that he can not achieve anything in life he don't have any ambition to seek job opportunities. On some days he just don't do anything. That's not what they mean by "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND". Mine was left behind is that because he was WHITE

  • (2 years ago)

    This school has nice teachers and staff but the administration is a mess especially that Dr.bowden who can't hear nothing and Ms.molbey who don't give a s*it about nothing my sons 1st and last yr there the students is out of control and i refuse to have him go back

  • (6 years ago)

    I agree with the parent who posted Feb 1 2005. She is correct. I'm a junoir about to be a senoir next year. And I got told the same lies. But whatever. The school is awesome. Doesnt matter if we dont have fast food or computers for everyone. We DO have computers supplied to every student in every class. No we cant take them home. But they allow us to use the internet on projects and such. So learn about the school before you get chumpped

  • (7 years ago)

    My oldest son is a freshman there and so far I am highly impressed with this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    i love this school soooooooo much fun

  • (7 years ago)

    This is my school and it is awesome! great teachers and nice students

  • (8 years ago)

    I really think that Digital Harbor is a excellent school. My child is a freshman and she really enjoy going to school each and everyday. The also has a good coach ( basketball) he help's my child in and out of school.

  • (8 years ago)

    this school is boring and they didnt fullfill any promises they said they would. the programming pathway is stupid and in many other pathways they do no work at all. all of the ninth graders are always out of control. this school has more bad points than good in my book.

  • (8 years ago)

    I have two children who go to Digital one is a sophmore & the other is a senior. My senior has been going there since the second year of Digital's existance and she absolutely loves it there. She has had no problems academically she's an honor student for the past four years. The teachers are helpful there is plenty of assistance for those who are having trouble. Yes they made false promises but their funding was pulled. Also as for fights and rude children take that up with other parents. Not the school system. Fights are bound to happen in all schools the teachers have no control over most student's attitudes especially if they come to the school with no manners which is again the parents fault.

  • (9 years ago)

    My son is going into his junior year at Digital. I am impressed with the education he is receiving and this past school year he made the honor roll for the last 3 quarters. As far as students go you will find rudeness everywhere to my experience it has been a minimum. I have been escorted around by students when I visit the school with no hesitation.

  • (9 years ago)

    My son just got accepted to Digital Harbor. I was very impressed with everything this school has to offer. The teachers really looked like they cared about the students. The students were very polite and helpful during the tours during orientation. Digital has everything to offer for students . I know my son is going to love it at Digital.

  • (9 years ago)

    My child has been in this school for three years and everyday she has a complaint that the other kids are too loud and disrespectful. I don't appreciate that the kids haven't changed their behavior. I thought that this school was going to be without the rudeness but I guess I was hoping too much. I think that they should have kept southern as it was and just kick the bad kids out. They didn't have to spend all that money on something that didn't even need renovating. I am very disappointed!

  • (10 years ago)

    My daughter was just accepted to 'Digital'(what the kids call the school) so we(my wife and I) took the afternoon off to visit the school. I was surprised to see it is located above another school (Southern High?) and has a very mixed enviroment. The kids seemed well adjusted to high school and quieter than visits to other Balt. City Schools. We met the Principal and a few teachers and all seemed enthusiastic about corricullem and students. The office staff was alittle a pathetic with questions but this seems common to City Schools were parental involvement is not normal. Overall it seems a good school. We parents can make any additional positive change. Though being renovated the area around the school is beautiful and part of the downtown expansion. The visionary art museum is next door and its restaurant made for a nice ending for a good day. Check out the school yourself.

  • (10 years ago)

    This school is not what I expected. The told my child false information. They told him that he would get a laptop computer when he entered this school. They also told him that there was going to be fast food restaurants at lunch. I don't appreciate what they told my son and didn't even follow up on it. I am very dissapointed.

  • (11 years ago)

    The school has very good technolgy for me but I dont like the other students. I wish the school race was equal.

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