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

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Herndon High School is a highly rated, public school located in Herndon, VA. It has 2,353 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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Herndon High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
74%
Average SAT
1240
525 responses
Average ACT
28
96 responses
AP Enrollment
32%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$179,031
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,901
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$576,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 143 responses
  • Pep Rallies
    21%
  • Homecoming Parade
    15%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Prom
    11%
  • Football games
    8%
  • Art show
    6%
  • Sporting Events
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,353
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$80,579
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 65 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 65 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 65 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,186 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 67 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 67 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 67 responses

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