Montgomery Blair High School

  • Montgomery Blair High School serves 3,083 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Montgomery Blair High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Montgomery Blair High School's student population of 3,083 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 185 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,083 students
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Total Classroom Teachers185 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montgomery Blair High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montgomery Blair High School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#303 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
34%
17%
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Black
24%
34%
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White
23%
37%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montgomery Blair High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.760.72
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Graduation Rate
86%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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As a freshmen at Montgomery Blair, I notice that most of the programs there are phenominal. The music and other extra curricular activities are amazing. They take trips to New York and they actualy take trips unlike my past schools. Blair has won between 25 and 50 athletic awards from lacross to football. I am unsure about the level of parent involvement but of you send your children to Blair just be sure to let the know that the teachers don't play around.
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