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

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Montgomery Blair High School is a top rated, public school located in Silver Spring, MD. It has 3,196 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
79%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1290
1,073 responses
Average ACT
30
223 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

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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
$136,985
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,229
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$470,700
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
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 89 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 89 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 314 responses
  • Sankofa & other theater performances
    16%
  • Prom/Homecoming
    15%
  • Homecoming football games
    14%
  • After Prom
    11%
  • Senior Night for varsity sports
    10%
  • Puzzlepalooza
    8%
  • College Readiness Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,196
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 97 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 97 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 97 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,917
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.7%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 125 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 125 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 125 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$18,250 / year
National
$12,239
96%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 130 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 130 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 130 responses

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