Poolesville High School is located in Poolesville, MD and is one of 34 high schools in Montgomery County Public Schools School District. It is a magnet school that serves 1170 students in grades 9-12.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See Poolesville High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Poolesville High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
I was a student at this school in the Science Math Computer Science program. It is a good school, but you need to put in too much effort for it to be worthwhile in my opinion. If you currently go to this school, drop out is you aren't getting more than 6 hours of sleep a night.
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About the HSA
What is it?
The Maryland High School Assessment program (HSA) includes annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon completion of courses in English 2, Algebra, Biology, and Government.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a scaled score for each test. Passing scores for the HSA are 412 for Algebra, 400 for Biology, 394 for Government and 396 for English 2. The percentage of students to score at or above the proficient level are shown here. Starting with the class of 2009, students must pass all tests to graduate.
TestRating 10 out of 10
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Maryland, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Maryland School Assessment (MSA) Results and High School Assessment (HSA) Results for all subjects tested.more...