Montgomery Blair High School

  • Montgomery Blair High School serves 2,882 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Montgomery Blair High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Montgomery Blair High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Montgomery Blair High School's student population of 2,882 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 166 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,882 students
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Total Classroom Teachers166 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Montgomery Blair High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#97 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Montgomery Blair High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Montgomery Blair High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
15%
6%
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Hispanic
33%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Montgomery Blair High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
26%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Montgomery Blair High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Montgomery Blair High School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.760.71
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Montgomery Blair High School and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montgomery Blair High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (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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