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  • In keeping with our "Proud Tradition of Excellence," Rising Sun High School provides students with the skills and knowledge to be college and career ready. Rising Sun High School is committed to providing all students with a safe, positive learning environment. Our focus is on making student-centered decisions that support students as they engage in a rigorous and relevant high school experience. Rising Sun High School is fortunate to enjoy a high-level of community and parental support.

    In an effort to meet the various needs and interests of our students, Rising Sun High School offers numerous academic courses of study including Advanced Placement, a STEM Academy, and career and technical training. Rising Sun High School is also well known for its vibrant school spirit and extensive extra-curricular experiences.

    Rising Sun High School continues to provide outstanding opportunities for all members of the learning community as we work to remain one of the finest high schools in the state of Maryland.

    Dr. Charles J. Helm Principal

  • Achievement Data

    MCAP Results 2019

  • SAT Scores and Participation

  • Advanced Placement Test Results

  • Other Facts

    Faculty and Staff Information:

    Administrative Team

    • 1 Principal, 2 Assistant Principals, 1 Local Support Teacher

    Faculty

    • 85 Certified Faculty Members
    • 80 Teachers, 4 Counselors, 1 Media Specialist
      • (47 Faculty members with Masters Degrees)
      • (2 Nationally Board Certified Teachers)
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  • Accomplishments

    • Volleyball State Champions - 2016
    • High Graduation Rate
    • Over $5,000,000 in scholarships awarded to the Class of 2020
    • High rate of students achieving Honor Roll (55%)
    • High rate of students taking Honors Advanced Placement classes (70%)
    • High rate of students passing Advanced Placement classes (64%)
    • Student Supported Community Service Learning Projects (Triangle Park - Rising Sun, MD)

    Special Programs

    • STEM Academy
    • Freshman Academy
    • Chinese (I - V, Advanced Placement)
    • Honors Drama
    • Project Lead the Way (Engineering)
    • PBIS
    • Dual Enrollment
    • National Honor Society
    • Robotics Club
    • The Buddies System Club
    • Business Partnership with APGFCU
    • National Board Certified Staff Members
    • National Art Honors Society