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Walter Johnson High School
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  • Public
  • BETHESDA, 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. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Walter Johnson High School is a top rated, public school located in BETHESDA, MD. It has 2,747 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 78% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1300
884 responses
Average ACT
30
291 responses
AP Enrollment
58%

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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
$107,220
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,910
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$567,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
98%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 204 responses
  • Homecoming Hallways
    16%
  • Pennies for Patients Month
    14%
  • School plays and musicals
    14%
  • Football Games
    13%
  • Culture Assemblies
    12%
  • Spirit Weeks
    9%
  • Musical concerts
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,747
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 53 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 53 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 53 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,917
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.1%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 71 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 71 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 71 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
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 72 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 72 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 72 responses

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