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Brien McMahon High School
  • Public
  • NORWALK, CT

Report Card

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

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Brien McMahon High School is a highly rated, public school located in NORWALK, CT. It has 1,665 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 58% in reading.

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300 HIGHLAND AVE
NORWALK, CT 06854
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
58%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1150
569 responses
Average ACT
29
70 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$97,879
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,861
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$491,800
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
74%
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 178 responses
  • Lip-dub day!
    19%
  • Spirit week
    16%
  • Mr. Mcmahon
    12%
  • Football Games
    11%
  • Basketball Games
    9%
  • Fashion show
    8%
  • CGS Pot Lucks
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,665
Free or Reduced Lunch
54%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 51 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 51 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 51 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,382
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 67 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 67 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 67 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
$20,971 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 77 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 77 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 77 responses

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