Overlea High School

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Overlea High
Address
5401 Kenwood Ave

,
21206-1499

Coordinates39°20′57″N 76°30′40″W / 39.3493°N 76.5110°W / 39.3493; -76.5110Coordinates: 39°20′57″N 76°30′40″W / 39.3493°N 76.5110°W / 39.3493; -76.5110
Information
TypePublic high school
Opened1961
School districtBaltimore Public Schools
PrincipalMonica C Sample
Grades9-12
Hours in school day7:45 - 2:15
CampusSuburban
Campus size29 acres (120,000 m2)
School colour(s)Blue and Orange          
MascotFalcons
RivalKenwood
Website
Overlea High School Sign.jpg

Overlea High School (OHS) is a four-year public high school in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. The school was opened in 1961.

About the School[edit]

The original building was constructed in the early-1960s. The main structure is 124,266 square feet.[1] It is located on Kenwood Avenue in eastern Baltimore County near the I-695 and I-95 interchange. Though in an unincorporated part of the county, it serves the areas of White Marsh, Rosedale, Overlea, and Fullerton.

Overlea's school district borders Parkville High School, Perry Hall High School, Kenwood High School, and Dundalk High School.[2]

Students[edit]

The graduation rate at Overlea has been steady at 79-90% over the past 10 years ending in 2007.[3]

Student population[4]
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
1,081 69 420 1,035 1,030 983 1,048 1,152 1,128 1,173 1,199 1,180 1,180 1,247 1,339 1,268 1,210

Demographic[edit]

Based on current enrollment information, there are approximately 1,230 students that attend Overlea High School. There are 430 students in the ninth grade, 405 students in the tenth grade, 369 in the eleventh grade, and 332 in the twelfth grade.

Ethnicity distribution[edit]

Of the 1,230 students that attend Overlea High School, 808 (65.7%) of them are Black or African American, 25 (2.1%) are Asian American, 77 (6.3%) are Hispanic or Latino, 279 (22.7%) are White, and 38 (3.1%) are other.

Gender distribution[edit]

Of the 1,230 students, there are 553 (45%) girls and 676 (55%) boys.

Sports[edit]

"Regional Champions"

  • 1983 - Football, Class 3A
  • 1986- Football, Class 3A
  • 1987- Football, Class 3A
  • 1988- Football, Class 3A
  • 1989- Football, Class 2A
  • 1990- Football, Class 2A
  • 1991- Football, Class 2A
  • 2011- Football, Class 1A
  • 2011- Football, 1a/2a Baltimore county champions
  • 2012- Boys Track n Field Baltimore county 1a/2a Division Champions
  • 2012 Girls Track n Field Baltimore county 1a/2a Division champions

• 1995 - Baseball, Class 2A

• 1993 - JV Baseball, Baltimore County Champions

'State Champions

  • 1971 - Boys Soccer[5]
  • 1981 - Softball, Class AA
  • 1998 - Wrestling State Dual Meets

Notable alumni[edit]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Maryland Property Database".
  2. ^ "Baltimore County Public Schools website" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Maryland Report Card".
  4. ^ "Maryland State Department of Education".
  5. ^ "MPSSAA Boys Soccer" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-03-08.
  6. ^ "Qualcomm Names Steve Mollenkopf CEO and President - Qualcomm".
  7. ^ Jill C. Wheeler (August 2015). Getting Gritty with Mike Rowe. ABDO. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-62969-835-9.

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