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Atholton High School
  • Public
  • COLUMBIA, MD

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Atholton High School is a top rated, public school located in COLUMBIA, MD. It has 1,460 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1270
559 responses
Average ACT
29
109 responses
AP Enrollment
40%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$108,352
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,722
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$378,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 39 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 132 responses
  • Spirit week
    30%
  • Hallway decorating contest
    19%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Homecoming parade
    11%
  • Pep Rallys
    11%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,460
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 49 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 49 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 49 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,357
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 61 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 61 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 61 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$17,691 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 70 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 70 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 70 responses

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