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

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Gov. Thomas Johnson High School is an above average, public school located in Frederick, MD. It has 1,703 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 81% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
81%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1160
310 responses
Average ACT
27
37 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$76,118
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,396
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$270,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 30 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 30 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 82 responses
  • Annual/biannual pep rallies
    24%
  • Big basketball and football games.
    23%
  • Dances
    11%
  • Soccer games
    9%
  • Theater and Band Shows
    9%
  • Bonfire/festival
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,703
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,980
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.3%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 51 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 51 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$15,594 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

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