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Herndon High School is a public school in Dranesville, VA. It has 2,298 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 188 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Teachers: The majority of my teachers have been wonderful caring individuals who want their students to learn. A select few, however, don't seem to care and are very rude

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On Administration & Policies: The administration is very concerned with the dress code and students leaving campus to get lunch from chik-fil-a.

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On Sports & Fitness: Except for basketball most of our teams don't get very far and school spirit is lacking

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On Student Culture & Diversity: HHS is very diverse but the different groups don't really mix much except in classes. We have a large hispanic population that mainly sticks together. The other groups mix some but kids mainly hang out with others of the same socio-economic class,

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High School Senior

On Health & Safety: The bullying at HHS is fairly under control. It's not prevalent. What is prevalent at HHS is marijuana use. Bathroom stalls have "420" written in them and many students are public about the fact that they smoke (I do not). I feel pretty safe at school in general though

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Herndon High School is a public school in Dranesville, VA. It has 2,298 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 188 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

82%

Test Performance

45
Herndon High School performed better than 45% of other schools on Virginia math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1880

Based on 107 students surveyed
Math
630
Verbal
630
Writing
620

ACT:
29

Based on 31 students surveyed
Math
29
English
29
Reading
29
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 29% The grouchy librarians
  • 29% The enormous achievement gap
  • 18% Pregnant freshmen
  • 12% Strict hall way rules
  • 6% Sometimes not having an honors class option
  • 6% Faculty is often sub-par

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 46% Some teachers are excellent
  • 23% Clubs
  • 23% Basketball games
  • 8% Extracurricular activities

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 56% Take as many AP course as possible
  • 22% Join a group to make friends.
  • 11% Joining Band is a great way to make friends
  • 11% Don't procrastinate

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 25% Not sure.
  • 15% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% High diversity in student population
  • 33% Harder grading system

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
55.3%
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Female
44.7%
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Racial Diversity

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White
47.9%
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Hispanic
24.1%
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Asian
13.8%
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African American
10.1%
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Multiracial
4.0%
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Native American
0.2%
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Pacific Islander
0%