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Blue Valley Northwest High School
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  • Public
  • OVERLAND PARK, KS

Report Card

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

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Blue Valley Northwest High School is a top rated, public school located in OVERLAND PARK, KS. It has 1,569 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 45% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.

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Blue Valley Northwest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
42%
Percent Proficient - Math
45%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1360
142 responses
Average ACT
28
503 responses
AP Enrollment
43%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$100,876
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,378
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$361,800
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 156 responses
  • Spirit Week
    28%
  • Assemblies and athletic games/school spirit
    15%
  • School dances
    12%
  • Friendliness
    8%
  • Senior pranks, senior skip days
    8%
  • School parties and field trips
    8%
  • Plays
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,569
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 57 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 57 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 57 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,026
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 62 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 62 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 62 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
$12,597 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 72 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 72 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 72 responses

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