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Poolesville High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • POOLESVILLE, 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 B
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Poolesville High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in POOLESVILLE, MD. It has 1,236 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 84% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Poolesville High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
84%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1410
626 responses
Average ACT
31
197 responses
AP Enrollment
77%

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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 A minus
Median Household Income
$183,700
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,125
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$520,800
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
95%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
86%
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 160 responses
  • Pep rallies
    19%
  • Poolesville Day
    16%
  • Decorating homecoming hallways
    13%
  • Mr. and Ms. Poolesville
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Teacher Performance at the end of a talent show
    9%
  • Football Games
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,236
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 48 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 48 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 48 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,917
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 57 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 57 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$18,250 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 63 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 63 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 63 responses

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