Quince Orchard High School

15800 Quince Orchard Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 | (301) 840-4686
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,814
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,814
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 112.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 967 (53.3%)
  • Females: 847 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 91 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 253 (13.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 344 (19.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Quince Orchard High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Quince Orchard High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade48826.9%
10th Grade43423.9%
11th Grade45325.0%
12th Grade43924.2%
Source: MD Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Quince Orchard High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on January 26, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The staff in this school are terrible especially the school nurse Caruso. She is not a real good person and she is very discriminatory and loud and obnoxious. Why would a school hire someone like her who doesn't have any compassion whatsoever. She should get fired and not work there anymore or at all. Why is it that she doesn't seem to care about kids who are really sick. She is always in a panic mode and gets rattled when someone gets hurt even though it is small enough and be handled by a kid like me. She is useless to be a nurse in there. I think she is not a quality nurse at all or certified on anything. Watch out and check her credentials on how she really handles emergency situations.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 20, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to QO and could not have had a better highschool experience!! I had amazing teachers, an awesome athletic staff and great friends! QO really made highschool a great experience.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Quince Orchard High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on HSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra
  • Biology
  • English 2

HSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

Algebra Test
Biology Test
English 2 Test
Source: MD Department of Education 2009-2010

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