North Dorchester High School is a rural school serving the small communities of Hurlock, East New Market, Secretary, Beach Haven, Vienna, Rhodesdale, Eldorado, Brookview, Galestown, and Elliotts Island in Dorchester County.
The community is one of agriculture, seafood harvest, and agribusiness with some light industry. Employment opportunities exist both within the immediate area and the nearby communities of Cambridge, Easton, and Salisbury, Maryland and Seaford, Delaware.
North Dorchester High School is a small, close-knit, student-oriented school. It is a comprehensive high school which offers college preparatory, honors and advanced placement courses as well as, information technologies, career and vocational education programs. The school currently has approximately 540 students in grades 9-12, but increasing enrollment is anticipated in the coming years.
The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and by the Maryland State Department of Education.