Quince Orchard High School

Quince Orchard High School serves 1,832 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Quince Orchard High School operates within the Montgomery County School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1832 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,832 students
Quince Orchard High School Total Students (1989-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Quince Orchard High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Quince Orchard High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Quince Orchard High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
Asian
13%
6%
Quince Orchard High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
23%
12%
Quince Orchard High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
15%
36%
Quince Orchard High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
46%
42%
Quince Orchard High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Quince Orchard High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Quince Orchard High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.70 0.39
Quince Orchard High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
36%
Quince Orchard High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Quince Orchard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 150,433 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,007 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,170 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 150,433 15,634
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 89% 85%
Montgomery County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM $244 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,252 MM $238 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $14,580
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,170 $14,228
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwest High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ridgeview Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GaithersburgThurgood Marshall Elementary School
    12260 Mcdonald Chapel Dr
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (301)670-8282
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 590 students                      
  • Gaithersburg Rachel Carson Elementary School
    100 Tschiffely Square Rd
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (301)840-5333
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 934 students                      
  • GaithersburgRidgeview Middle School
    16600 Raven Rock Dr
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (240)406-1300
    1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 685 students                      
  • GaithersburgLakelands Park Middle School
    1200 Main St
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (301)670-1400
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 980 students                      
  • GaithersburgJones Lane Elementary School
    15110 Jones Ln
    GaithersburgMD 20878
    (301)840-8160
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 489 students                      

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