Poolesville High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#83
College Readiness Index
80.3
Algebra Proficiency
3.7
English Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,194 Students
  • 61 Teachers

Poolesville High School
17501 WILLARD RD
POOLESVILLE, MD 20837

Phone: (301) 972-7900

District: Montgomery County Public Schools

Overview

Poolesville High School is ranked 3rd within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Poolesville High School is 85 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 40 percent. Poolesville High School is 1 of 28 high schools in the Montgomery County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#83
State Rank
#3
Magnet Rank
#35
STEM Rank
#14

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,194
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 40%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 5%
Full-Time Teachers 61

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 95%
Proficient in Algebra 98%
College Readiness Index 80.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Town
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 28
Total Students 44,980
Proficient in English (district average) 90%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 91%
College Readiness (district average) 56.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Poolesville High School is 1 of 28 schools in the Montgomery County Public Schools.

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