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

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Maurice J. McDonough High School is a public school located in Pomfret, MD. It has 872 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 22% in reading.

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7165 Marshall Corner Rd
Pomfret, MD 20675
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
22%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1070
187 responses
Average ACT
22
57 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$108,640
National
$62,843
Median Rent
No data available  
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$315,200
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
56%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 34 responses
Poll
53%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 86 responses
  • Athletic, drama, musical events
    23%
  • Homecoming
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Student teacher basketball game
    13%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • Talent Show
    7%
  • Going home
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
872
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,751
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.7%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 48 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 48 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 48 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$15,532 / year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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