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The Nora School
  • Private
  • Silver Spring, MD

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The Nora School flows back and forth between Hybrid and Online Learning. Both schedules allow for strong in-person support in the form of Advisory Meetings, physical fitness, and some nearby field trips. We abide by distancing and health protocols and support one another through low days and high spirits. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Sports
    grade C+

About

955 Sligo Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
About The Nora School...

Applying

Application Deadline
No data available  
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$32,750
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Nora School

Welcome to The Nora School. We want our students to find a path that honors their unique identity.

We work together as an anti-bias, anti-racist community of belonging that addresses the challenges that face the world today.

The Nora School is a progressive, alternative, independent, college preparatory program.

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The Nora School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1200
13 responses
Average ACT
27
5 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 3 responses
  • Alumni/Thanksgiving day
    67%
  • honor roll lunch/breakfast
    33%

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Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
65
33%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 3 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 3 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 3 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 3 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 3 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$83,782
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,665
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$516,900
National
$217,500

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