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

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Seneca Valley High School is an above average, public school located in Germantown, MD. It has 1,181 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1150
287 responses
Average ACT
24
44 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$94,559
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,747
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$345,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
74%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 47 responses
Poll
66%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 47 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 163 responses
  • Football games
    27%
  • Spirit week
    13%
  • Pep rally
    10%
  • Concerts
    9%
  • Basketball games
    9%
  • Powder Puff
    7%
  • Mr. Seneca
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,181
Free or Reduced Lunch
38%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 55 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 55 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 55 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,917
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.5%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 75 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 75 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 75 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$18,250 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 79 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 79 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 79 responses

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