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

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Hammond High School is a highly rated, public school located in Columbia, MD. It has 1,360 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 29% in reading.

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Hammond High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
29%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1180
371 responses
Average ACT
27
64 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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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+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$108,352
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,722
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$378,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 115 responses
  • Spirit Week
    37%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Mr. HHS
    11%
  • Senior stampede
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,360
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 44 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 44 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,357
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.8%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 55 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 55 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,691 / year
National
$12,239
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 64 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 64 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 64 responses

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