Quince Orchard High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#176
College Readiness Index
65.6
Algebra Proficiency
3.4
English Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,780 Students
  • 107 Teachers

Quince Orchard High
15800 QUINCE ORCHARD RD
GAITHERSBURG, MD 20878

Phone: (301) 840-4686

District: Montgomery County Public Schools

Overview

Quince Orchard High is ranked 6th within Maryland. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Quince Orchard High is 78 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 54 percent. Quince Orchard High 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
#176
State Rank
#6

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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 1,780
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 54%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 21%
Full-Time Teachers 107

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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 93%
Proficient in Algebra 95%
College Readiness Index 65.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
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

Quince Orchard High is 1 of 28 schools in the Montgomery County Public Schools.

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