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Walt Whitman High School
  • Public
  • BETHESDA, MD

Report Card

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

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Walt Whitman High School is a top rated, public school located in BETHESDA, MD. It has 2,029 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 91% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.

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Walt Whitman High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
91%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1390
689 responses
Average ACT
31
327 responses
AP Enrollment
65%

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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 minus
Median Household Income
$185,546
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,312
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,088,000
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 34 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 78 responses
  • Clubs Night
    14%
  • Talent Show
    14%
  • After-Prom
    10%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Leukemia Lymphoma Month
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Homecoming Game
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,029
Free or Reduced Lunch
3%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 33 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 33 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,917
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.7%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 43 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 43 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 43 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
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
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 45 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 45 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 45 responses

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