• Elkton High School

    110 James Street - Elkton, MD 21921 - 410.996.5000 - School website

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  • Elkton High School is one of five comprehensive high schools in the Cecil County Public School system. It is located in the county seat of Cecil County and serves a small community located 20 miles southwest of Wilmington, Delaware and 56 miles northeast of Baltimore, Maryland. Our attendance area includes the town of Elkton, located between Interstate 95 and US Route 40, stretching north toward the more rural areas along the Pennsylvania border and east toward Delaware. Elkton High School has a proud tradition that has been forged through excellent academic programs, winning athletic programs, and a wide variety of extracurricular opportunities for all students. Our mission is to provides rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe, positive, and engaging learning environment that enables all students to be reflective and resilient life-long learners. Our school improvement efforts center around: Meeting High Academic Standards (Academics), Learning in a Safe and Secure Environment (Climate), and Engaging the Community (Communication & Participation). Elkton High School operates under an A/B Schedule where most students have classes every other day. Our freshman academy operates within an 8 period day schedule every day.

  • Achievement Data

    MCAP Results 2019

  • SAT Scores and Participation

  • Advanced Placement Test Results

  • Other Facts

    Elkton High School staff consists of: 1 Principal, 3 Assistant Principals, 4 Guidance Counselors, 78 Teachers, 6 Paraprofessionals, 1 Special Education Building Coordinator, 1 Athletic Director, 5 Secretaries, 2 General Assistants, 9 Custodians, and 7 Kitchen staff.

    Promotion Rates for 2016: 9th grade-96.2%; 10th grade-95.2%; 11th grade-93.2%


    Band and Chorus

    Marching Band

    • 9 regular season wins over the past three years
    • Chapter IX Group 1A Champions 2014 and 2016
    • 2016 included Best Percussion and Color Guard
    • ACC Finalists 2014, 2015, and 2016
    • Top 4 in 2015 and 2016
    • Record score of 91.77 in 2016
    • Participate in town events and parades
    • Outreach and collaboration with feeder programs to build participation

    Indoor Color Guard

    • Have participated in two seasons of Tournament Indoor Association competition
    • Growth in participation and achievement over their two seasons

    Concert Band and Wind Emsemble

    • Growth from 40 to 70 students in two years
    • Two curricular band ensembles
    • Overall rating of Superior at District Assessment 2015 and 2016
    • Overall rating of Excellent at State Assessment 2015 and 2016
    • Premiered two new original compositions by local composers

    Jazz Band

    • Revived program and had 25 students participate in after school rehearsals in order to put on a concert this past Spring

    Choral Program

    • EHS Choirs consistently receive overall superior ratings (1) at Maryland District and State Choral Festivals
    • Larger participation in Honor Choir/Ensemble at the state level
    • 11 All-county particpants
    • 3 All-State participants
    • Caroling tours through community
    • Collaboration with Cecil College and Towson University through Vocal Music Festivals
    • Outreach and collaboration with feeder programs to build participation
    • Growth of internal choir program
    • 3 curricular choirs
  • Accomplishments

    • 487 students made the Honor Roll at least one marking period last year.
    • Gave 209 AP exams to 141 students last year.
    • AP enrollment this year is 245 seats.
    • Cecil College Dual Enrollment this year: 27 students in Sociology and 27 students in Psychology.
    • In 2016, had 7 students that were AP Scholars, 1 student that was an AP Scholar with Honor, and 5 students that were AP Scholars with Distinction.
    • In the National Merit Scholarship Program, had one student who was a semi-finalist in 2015, and one student receiving a letter of commednation this year.
    • From the class of 2016: 35.1% of our students are attending a two year college, 9.3% are attending a specialized school, 5.2% have entered the military, and 14.2% have secured employment.
    • Received Cleanest Building Award in CCPS last year.
    • Earned Silver Recognition status from PBIS
    • Started an All Sport Athletic Booster organization this year
    • School Drama production of "Wizard of Oz" last year, and will be "Beauty and the Beast" this year.
    • Have started a clothing, food, and non-perishable personal item pantry within the school to support those in need in the community.
    • Partnered with Restore Church to provide a Drug Awareness Assembly for our entire student body, as well as providing guest speakers for our PBIS zone day events.
    • Partnered with Fair Hill Nature Center to provide a service learning project for 9th graders creating a rain garden in Elkton.
  • Athletics and Clubs

    Boys' Sports

    Baseball (Varsity & JV)

    Basketball (Varsity & JV)

    Cross Country

    Football (Varsity & JV)


    Lacrosse (Varsity & JV)

    Soccer (Varsity & JV)


    Track & Field


    Girls' Sports

    Basketball (Varsity & JV)

    Cheerleading (Varsity & JV)

    Cross Country

    Field Hockey (Varsity & JV)


    Lacrosse (Varsity & JV)

    Soccer (Varsity & JV)

    Softball (Varsity & JV)


    Track & Field

    Volleyball (Varsity & JV)

    Corollary Sports

    Bocce Ball



    Student Clubs

    Animal Club

    Black History Club

    Book Club

    Chess Club

    Ducks Unlimited

    Elkton Spirit Network

    Fantastic Friends

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes


    Key Club


    Movie Club

    National Art Honor Society

    National Honor Society

    Physical Computing

    Student Council

    Theatre Club

    Tri-M Musical Honor Society