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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Germantown High School is a highly rated, public school located in Madison, MS. It has 1,075 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 26% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
Address
409 Calhoun Station Parkway
Madison, MS 39110
Telephone
(601) 859-6150
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Germantown High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
26%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1230
11 responses
Average ACT
24
180 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A-
Median Household Income
$68,600
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$919
National
$949
Median Home Value
$213,400
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.16 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 55 responses
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  • Mav Hour (An hour for lunch and friends every day)
    16%
  • 30 minute breaks on wednesdays and thursdays
    15%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Prayer at the pole
    13%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Parent and student participation
    9%
  • Parent involvement in student activities
    7%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,075
Free or Reduced Lunch
21%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,690
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.3%
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.22 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.22 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,125/ year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.20 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.20 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.20 responses
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I love coming to this school! It is a safe environment with passionate teachers, and its administration is very friendly. One thing that makes this school stand out from all the rest is how it prepares its students using different techniques. They have a range of classes, technology devices, and teachers that are available to the student's request. It is a very clean and well-kept building that cares deeply about the environment that it creates for everyone. It is obvious to the outsider that Germantown high school is eager to work with their students and the education they are teaching.
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This is my first year at Germantown High School. So far this has been one of the best schools i’ve ever been to. The school’s teachers and administrators actually teach and do a great job at it. Everyone here has a welcoming spirit and over all the atmosphere here is OUTSTANDING! It was definitely a life changer when my parents moved my siblings and I here, but at this point I wouldn’t dare leave if anyone paid me. Shout out to Mr.Quick and Ms.Burell and the other principals as well. Excellent Job
-GHS JUNIOR STUDENT
Class of 2020
Im in 10th grade now, but so far I like it. I’ve always liked school and I think it’s because I go to Germantown. My teachers motivate me to do well, and what the courses I take challenges me and I like that. It shows me what I’m capable of and what I can improve on. But the reason I gave this a 3 is because of the experience with the school it’s, I feel like the principles don’t listen to us when we speak our mind about something and you know maybe they’re right, but I wished that they’d listen to us and ask us how we feel about the things that they do. Also the range of students that go here are soo DIFFERENT! That’s what I love too! I have so many different friend groups and it’s so cool to see that!