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Gwynn Park High School
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  • Public
  • BRANDYWINE, MD

Report Card

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

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13800 BRANDYWINE RD
BRANDYWINE, MD 20613
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Prince George’s County offers easy access to the nation’s political, cultural and entertainment center. The vibrant Washington corridor boasts historical sites and museums, top universities and colleges, and a high quality of living.

Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 20th largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 136,500 students and nearly 22,000 employees. The school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for college and career-readiness programs that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including dual enrollment and language immersion.

The Board of Education works to advance student achievement through community engagement, sound policy governance, accountability and fiscal responsibility. The school system's highest priority is to prepare students to meet the demands of college and careers.

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Gwynn Park High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
14%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
960
287 responses
Average ACT
20
33 responses
AP Enrollment
9%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$146,146
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,123
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$381,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
55%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 31 responses
Poll
42%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
  • Spirit week
    52%
  • Football and basketball games
    33%
  • The parties
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
961
Free or Reduced Lunch
38%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,458
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.5%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 49 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 49 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,178 / year
National
$12,239
64%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 50 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 50 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 50 responses

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