Allegany High School in Cumberland, MD - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    672
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    73 3.7
  • Ranking

Allegany High School is a public school in Cumberland, Maryland. It has 672 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 87% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 73 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

616 Sedgwick St
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 777-8110

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 73 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: The safety policies at my school are very good. If there is a threat, the faculty handle it very well.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are many clubs and organizations offered at my school. Most of which are indeed fun.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: High school is interesting in many ways. The enviroment that is created from people with different backgrounds parralels the real world.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at my school are very good at what they do. If a student has a problem, he/she can approach a teacher.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Threats of violence are rare occasions at Allegany, with the last bomb threat I can remember being in 2013. The school is heavily equipped with security cameras to the point even the parking lot is monitored.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 West Side Elementary School Public
3.66 Braddock Middle School Public
2.66 Bishop Walsh School Private, Religious
3.33 South Penn Elementary School Public
3.66 Northeast Elementary School Public
3.00 Fort Hill High School Public
3.66 Washington Middle School Public
The Jefferson School at Finan Center Private, Special Education
3.33 John Humbird Elementary School Public
3.66 Cash Valley Elementary School Public
Lighthouse Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Wiley Ford Primary School Public
3.66 Parkside Elementary School Public
Center for Career & Technology Education Public
2.00 Calvary Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Cresaptown Elementary School Public
2.33 Frankfort Middle School Public
4.00 Bel Air Elementary School Public
3.66 Mount Savage Elementary School Public
3.33 Mount Savage Middle School Public
2.66 Frankfort High School Public
3.33 Mountain Ridge High School Public
3.66 Frost Elementary School Public
3.66 Beall Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Fort Hill High School 2 mi. 754
3.33 Mountain Ridge High School 7 mi. 840
3.33 Northern Garrett High School 28 mi. 495
3.66 Southern Garrett High School 37 mi. 695
3.33 Clear Spring High School 45 mi. 501

Around Allegany High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 45%
Male 54%

Student Diversity

Allegany High School United States Clear Spring High School Fort Hill High School Mountain Ridge High School Northern Garrett High School Southern Garrett High School
White 89.0% 51.0% 96.0% 88.0% 94.0% 97.0% 95.0%
African American 5.0% 15.0% 0% 6.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.4%
Grade 10 27.4%
Grade 11 21.9%
Grade 12 25.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 9% No

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

  • 35% The teachers
  • 35% The extracurricular activites
  • 29% The challenging classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 55% The building
  • 9% Clique
  • 9% THE FOOD!!!
  • 9% The terrible student attitude
  • 9% Very little academic effort
  • 9% Poor student hygene

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 11 responses

  • 55% It is the oldest running school in Maryland.
  • 18% Our academic success.
  • 18% Pride
  • 9% The other schools in the county are sadly worse

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 70% Filled with tradition.
  • 20% Old but educational
  • 10% Mostly failures, put in effort and you will suceed

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Don't be afraid to put yourself out there. Be you.
  • 29% Small community family feeling
  • 14% Do your work
  • 14% Take the tour. It's a labrynth

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.