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Northwest High School
  • Public
  • GERMANTOWN, MD

Report Card

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. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Northwest High School is a top rated, public school located in GERMANTOWN, MD. It has 2,519 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 69% in reading.

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Northwest High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
69%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1240
788 responses
Average ACT
28
188 responses
AP Enrollment
62%

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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
$109,268
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,908
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$393,700
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 80 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 80 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 292 responses
  • Football games
    21%
  • Pep rally
    13%
  • Homecoming hallways
    12%
  • Musicals
    12%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Powderpuff game
    8%
  • School dances
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,519
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 84 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 84 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 84 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,917
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.3%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 103 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 103 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 103 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$18,250 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 107 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 107 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 107 responses

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