Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, KS (2024)

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  2. Diversity

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  3. Teachers

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  4. College Prep

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  5. Clubs & Activities

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  6. Administration

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  7. Sports

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  8. Food

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  9. Resources & Facilities

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Blue Valley Northwest High School is a top rated, public school located in OVERLAND PARK, KS. It has 1,344 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.

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About

(913) 239-3400

13260 SWITZER RD
OVERLAND PARK, KS 66213

About Blue Valley Northwest High School...

  • AP Offered
  • Gifted Prog. Offered
  • High School
School District
Blue Valley Unified School District (Overland Park)
  • Kansas
  • Overland Park

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

47%

Percent Proficient - Math

This is the percentage of students that scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test. Because states implement these tests differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

46%

Average Graduation Rate

This is the percentage of 12th graders who graduated. Because states calculate graduation rates differently, use caution when comparing this data to data from another state.

97%

Average SAT

Average SAT composite score out of 1600, as reported by Niche users from this school.

1360

141

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Average ACT

Average ACT composite score out of 36, as reported by Niche users from this school.

AP Enrollment

43%

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Popular Colleges

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    The University of Kansas

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    Kansas State University

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    University of Arkansas

    149 Students

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    University of Missouri - Kansas City

    112 Students

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    Washington University in St. Louis

    100 Students

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    Johnson County Community College

    84 Students

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    University of Oklahoma

    80 Students

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    Colorado State University

    79 Students

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    University of Missouri

    72 Students

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    Rice University

    69 Students

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Overland Park

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Overall Niche Grade

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  1. Cost of Living

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  2. Good for Families

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  3. Housing

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Median Household Income

$100,876

National

$75,149

Median Rent

$1,378

National

$1,268

Median Home Value

$361,800

National

$281,900

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Culture & Safety

Poll

90%

of students agree that they feel safe at their school.51 responses

Poll

88%

of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.51 responses

Poll

What are your favorite school events or traditions?

Based on

160 responses

  • Spirit Week

    28%

  • Assemblies and athletic games/school spirit

    16%

  • School dances

    13%

  • Friendliness

    8%

  • Senior pranks, senior skip days

    8%

  • School parties and field trips

    8%

  • Plays

    6%

Students

Diversity

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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.

Students

1,344

Free or Reduced Lunch

13%

92%

of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.59 responses

85%

of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.59 responses

93%

of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.59 responses

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio

Student-Teacher Ratio may not be indicative of class size. It is calculated using the reported number of students and full-time equivalent teachers.

14:1

National

17:1

Average Teacher Salary

Average salary for all teachers within the district.

$62,075

Teachers in First/Second Year

3.9%

73%

of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.64 responses

83%

of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.64 responses

75%

of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.64 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities

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Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.

Girls Athletic Participation

High

Boys Athletic Participation

High

Expenses Per Student

$12,597/ year

National

$12,239

92%

of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.74 responses

58%

of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.74 responses

88%

of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.74 responses

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