Quince Orchard High School

Quince Orchard High School serves 1,780 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 57%.
Quince Orchard High School operates within the Montgomery County Public s School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 81%.

Overview

The student population of 1780 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 1,780 students
Quince Orchard High School Total Students (1989-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Quince Orchard High School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Quince Orchard High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.82. 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 (1989-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
6%
Quince Orchard High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
21%
11%
Quince Orchard High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
15%
37%
Quince Orchard High School Black (1989-2012)
White
46%
43%
Quince Orchard High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Quince Orchard High School Sch Ethnicity Quince Orchard High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.71 0.82
Quince Orchard High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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%
35%
Quince Orchard High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Quince Orchard High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 148,171 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
203
29
Number of Students Managed 148,171 21,120
Montgomery County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 89% 81%
Montgomery County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM n/a
Montgomery County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,252 MM n/a
Montgomery County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $0
Montgomery County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,170 $0
Montgomery County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Gaithersburg Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
    12260 Mcdonald Chapel Dr
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20878
    (301)670-8282
    0.7  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaithersburg Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rachel Carson Elementary School
    100 Tschiffely Square Rd
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20878
    (301)840-5333
    0.8  mi  |  870  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaithersburg Ridgeview Middle School
    16600 Raven Rock Dr
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20878
    (301)840-4770
    1  mi  |  688  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gaithersburg Lakelands Park Middle School
    1200 Main St
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20878
    (301)670-1400
    1.1  mi  |  919  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gaithersburg Jones Lane Elementary School
    15110 Jones Ln
    Gaithersburg , MD , 20878
    (301)840-8160
    1.1  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Gaithersburg, MD public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.76, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Gaithersburg is Goshen Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.