Boone High School in Orlando, FL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,904
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    305 3.7
  • Ranking

Boone High School is a public magnet school in Orlando, Florida. It has 2,904 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 58% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 305 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2000 South Mills Ave
Orlando, FL 32806
(407) 893-7200

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 305 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 3
    Overall Experience: It has been a good school for both my daughter & son who have graduated
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The teachers are great, but under appreciated and the rules restrict them.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: We're a very community based school. Some bad qualities and some good. But what makes us the best is our love and pride for our school that not many other schools have.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I am very appreciative of my teachers, as I stated before I feel they are unappreciated and underpaid. I dislike the lack of promotion of the performing/fine arts.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Academics: Many of the teachers are affective and prepare you for college. For example, I took AP Chemistry which Coach Listort and while he is the only teacher who teaches AP Chemistry he's one of the greatest teachers that I've ever add. In addition, if you're on the edge about taking Calculus, you should because the only teacher who teaches is Dr. Tachon and she is GREAT, if you pay attention and do all of the homework you're guaranteed at least a 3 on the AP Calculus AB or BC exams. The most popular AP classes are AP Psychology and Ap Lit because of their simplicity and the teachers. The workload of some AP's aren't bad. Ap Chem for example doesnt have a lot of homework but with AP Calculus there is homework everyday.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Oak Ridge High School 4 mi. 1,744
3.33 Edgewater High School 4 mi. 1,723
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4.00 Winter Park High School 5 mi. 3,387
4.00 Freedom High School 8 mi. 3,095

Around Boone High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Boone High School United States Colonial High School Edgewater High School Freedom High School Oak Ridge High School Winter Park High School
White 56.0% 51.6% 15.0% 38.0% 26.0% 6.0% 55.0%
Hispanic 29.0% 24.5% 69.0% 13.0% 48.0% 35.0% 19.0%
African American 10.0% 15.2% 10.0% 40.0% 14.0% 51.0% 17.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 2.0% 4.0% 6.0% 3.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.0%
Grade 10 25.9%
Grade 11 23.6%
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 30 responses

  • 53% Yes
  • 30% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 37% Tradition
  • 32% The Community
  • 26% Boone High has the best teachers.
  • 5% Random Drug Searches

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 28% School is boring
  • 21% Some students are very rude and inconsiderate
  • 14% Feels like jail
  • 10% Teachers underpaid and underappreciated
  • 10% Preppy, upper middle class white kids, racist
  • 7% Dresscode promotes rape culture
  • 3% The fact that some teachers show racist tendencies
  • 3% Lunches are unhealthy
  • 3% Dirty

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 25 responses

  • 28% We have some excellent AP teachers
  • 20% Our sports teams and our academic advantages
  • 16% Boone Braves are the best!
  • 16% We have the barrel! Boone Pride!
  • 16% WE HAVE THE BARREL.. and it catches fire sometimes
  • 4% Sometimes it catches fire

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 33% Orange
  • 21% Outgoing
  • 21% Friendly
  • 8% Welcoming
  • 8% Real
  • 4% Fun
  • 4% Cliche

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 41% Make good friends
  • 27% Don't get overwhelmed by our campus. Its huge.
  • 23% Get ready for salt life shirts and Starbucks
  • 9% The teachers laugh at their own jokes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 5% I love everything about this school.
  • 86% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 9% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.