Top 20 Largest Public High Schools in Maryland


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19. Northwest High School, Germantown, MD

Northwest High School is a public school in Germantown, Maryland. With its 2,062 students in grades 9-12, Northwest High School is the 19th largest school in the state.

The academic classes Northwest High school offer include a wide range if many APs and Honors classes as well as a select few regular classes. AP classes include a lot of work and weekend studying but the average student passes without any problems.

Honors classes are a little of a challenge where as in regular class the work is much easier. If a student wants to advance more and change into a high leveled class, they are more than welcomed at their counselors office for a meeting to discuss any changes.

The teachers at this school are very open to their students ideas and allow their students to be themselves. The teachers provide the right amount of support for every student and want them to succeed.

There are numerous extracurricular activities, the anime club, key club, math, science, and national honors societies, and even school drama department is well-known for, for its amazing productions.

The athletic offices and programs are outstanding and give students a wide variety to join. Recently, students got a bocce ball team. It is a new sport in which gives students more variety to take part in athletics and sports.

Whenever there is a game, numerous students always come to support school teams with school spirit by wearing their school colors or by cheering their peers on. The athletic directors help teach students citizenship and responsibility in school and around the community.

  • Northwest High School graduation rate is 95.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 94.0% students of Northwest High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 93.0% students of Northwest High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.
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