Gaithersburg High School

2/10
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Reviews
41
Grades
9-12
Students
2,235
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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English
20%
State avg: 44%
Algebra I
4%
State avg: 36%
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
78%
State avg: 87%
AP course participation
29%
State avg: 27%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
60%
State avg: 60%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
44%
Black
25%
White
18%
Asian
9%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
245 :1
State avg: 429 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
24%
State avg: 14%
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Neighborhood
314 South Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Last modified: June 7, 2017
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