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Glenvar High School
  • Public
  • SALEM, VA

Report Card

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

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Glenvar High School is a highly rated, public school located in SALEM, VA. It has 644 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1170
97 responses
Average ACT
25
10 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$65,000
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$939
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$173,200
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
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Groovy Teens
    17%
  • Homecoming Football Games
    15%
  • Highlander of Honor
    11%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • The Spark Plug.
    11%
  • Pep rallies
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
644
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,266
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.4%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,396 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

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