Boone High School in Orlando, FL - Niche

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    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    406 3.8
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Boone High School is a public magnet school in Orlando, Florida. It has 2,896 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 66% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 406 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 406 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are so many great extracurricular activities at my school!
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I would go to this school over again because I met some of the greatest people ever at this school and made lifetime connections at this school with both students and teachers.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at my school generally care about all their students and help us as much as possible to succeed.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The extracurricular opportunities at Boone High School are diverse and plentiful, and can accommodate to almost any type of young person.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I really enjoy this school and I am glad that I went here as opposed to a different school. From the faculty to the student body itself, this school offers a good experience.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Oak Ridge High School 4 mi. 2,360
3.33 Edgewater High School 4 mi. 1,656
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4.00 Winter Park High School 5 mi. 3,147
2.00 Evans High School 7 mi. 2,579

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


Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Boone High School United States Colonial High School Edgewater High School Evans High School Oak Ridge High School Winter Park High School
White 53.0% 51.0% 13.0% 36.0% 2.0% 7.0% 55.0%
Hispanic 31.0% 25.0% 71.0% 15.0% 9.0% 39.0% 22.0%
African American 10.0% 15.0% 9.0% 42.0% 84.0% 49.0% 12.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 2.0% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.4%
Grade 10 25.8%
Grade 11 24.3%
Grade 12 23.5%

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 67 responses

  • 58% Yes
  • 25% Not sure.
  • 16% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 63 responses

  • 30% Tradition
  • 23% The Community
  • 17% Boone High has the best teachers.
  • 11% The Senior Snake
  • 10% The students
  • 6% The atmosphere
  • 2% Random Drug Searches
  • 1% Jordan McKee

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 22% Some students are very rude and inconsiderate
  • 12% School is boring
  • 12% Teachers underpaid and underappreciated
  • 12% Preppy, upper middle class white kids, racist
  • 10% Dresscode promotes rape culture
  • 7% Feels like jail
  • 7% Lunches are unhealthy
  • 4% Dirty
  • 4% School starts too early
  • 1% Buildings are old
  • 1% Are bathrooms adequate.
  • 1% The fact that some teachers show racist tendencies
  • 1% The football team is not that good
  • 1% Administrators show homophobic behavior

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 65 responses

  • 22% Our sports teams and our academic advantages
  • 22% We have some excellent AP teachers
  • 20% Boone Braves are the best!
  • 14% We have the barrel! Boone Pride!
  • 12% WE HAVE THE BARREL.. and it catches fire sometimes
  • 8% Community support and involvement
  • 3% Sometimes it catches fire

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 66 responses

  • 21% Orange
  • 17% Brave people and their traditions
  • 17% High level of school spirit and school pride
  • 11% Welcoming
  • 9% Outgoing
  • 9% Real
  • 8% Friendly
  • 6% Fun
  • 2% Cliche
  • 2% Cliques

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 35% Make good friends
  • 24% Don't get overwhelmed by our campus. Its huge.
  • 22% Get ready for salt life shirts and Starbucks
  • 14% There is no second floor for the 300 building!
  • 5% The teachers laugh at their own jokes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 64 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.