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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Mohonasen Senior High School is an above average, public school located in Schenectady, NY. It has 867 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 94% of students are at least proficient in math and 97% in reading.
Address
2072 Curry Rd
Schenectady, NY 12303
Telephone
(518) 356-8300
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Mohonasen Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
97%
Percent Proficient - Math
94%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1200
84 responses
Average ACT
27
23 responses
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$65,629
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$953
National
$949
Median Home Value
$166,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
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  • Football Pep Rally, State marching band competitio
    19%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Talent Show
    15%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Earth Day
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
867
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.14 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,095
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.9%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.22 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,520/ year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.20 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.20 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.20 responses
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School itself was kind of old but safe and a nice school. Administrators were questionable, went through three administrators in four years of high school. Academics were good, not every AP class was offered but the ones that were offered were taught well. Guidance counselors really helped you understand what was required of you to prepare for college in terms of applications and paperwork. I loved it there, things could definitely be improved but it was overall a good experience.
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The people are usually nice, and some teachers really care about students and their educations! However, some other teachers and staff seem to just be going through the motions, so to say, and have no real passion for teaching.
I like how caring the teachers are at Mohonasen and how they help and connect with the students. They make the classes fun and enjoyable which really keeps students interest. A change I would like to see, though, is Mohonasen spending their budget on more things that matter to the people of Mohonasen, like air conditioning for when it is hot out for example. Overall, I am pleased with my years at Mohonasen High School.