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

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Baltimore Design School is a public school located in Baltimore, MD. It has 516 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 6% of students are at least proficient in math and 9% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
9%
Percent Proficient - Math
6%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
970
45 responses
Average ACT
No data available  
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$48,958
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,031
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$257,779
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 3 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 6 responses
  • Art fairs
    50%
  • Spirit Week
    33%
  • Pep rallies
    17%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
516
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 3 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 3 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$73,235
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.4%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 3 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,570 / year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

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