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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. 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 1,608 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.

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Blue Valley Northwest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1350
145 responses
Average ACT
29
433 responses
AP Enrollment
39%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$86,487
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,164
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$276,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 132 responses
  • Spirit Week
    30%
  • Assemblies and athletic games/school spirit
    15%
  • School dances
    13%
  • School parties and field trips
    9%
  • Senior pranks, senior skip days
    9%
  • Friendliness
    8%
  • Plays
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,608
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 51 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 51 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 51 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,026
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.4%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 56 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 56 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 56 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
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
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 66 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 66 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 66 responses

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