Magnolia Science Academy, 2014

Ranking Data

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Seniors who graduated in May/June of 2014 (not certificates of completion).

AP tests given to all students in 2014. Enter 0 if none.

IB or AICE exams given to all students in 2014 (not IB TOK or extended essay grades). Enter 0 if none.

Does your school have any of the traditional requirements for enrollment in AP or IB, such as a minimum overall GPA, a minimum grade in a previous course in that subject or a teacher recommendation?

If you have both AP and IB, how many AP tests in 2014 were taken by IB students who also took an IB test in that same subject that year?

The percentage of total school enrollment that qualified for free or reduced lunch subsidies. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

This can be found on the AP Grade Report you received from the College Board. If you are an IB school, we would like your best estimate of the percentage of your total graduating class that had at least one 4 on one IB test in high school. If you give both IB and AP tests, then we would like a combined figure: the percentage of all graduating seniors who had at least a 3 on an AP test or a 4 on an IB test in high school. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

Percentage of AP tests with scores of 3 or above or IB tests with scores of 4 or above, for all students. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

Average TOTAL score (out of 2400) on the SAT, if you know it.

Average TOTAL score (out of 36) on the ACT, if you know it.

Profile Data

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The main mailing address for your school

The main website for your school.

The main Facebook page for your school.

The main Twitter account name for your school.

Please write percentages as whole numbers. Ex: For 30%, enter .3. If data is not applicable, leave blank. Do not enter letters like NA or percent symbols. Those entries will be discarded. Entries with numbers may not show up in the boxes after submission, but they have been received.

Comma-separated list of AP courses. Ex: Biology, Calculus

Comma-separated list of IB courses. Ex: Biology, Calculus

Comma-separated list of AICE courses. Ex: Biology, Calculus

Comma-separated list of sports. Ex: Volleyball, Football

Total 2014 student enrollment

Percent of class of 2014 who graduated in 4 years. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

Percent of graduating class of 2014 attending 4-year colleges. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

Percent of graduating class of 2014 in Special Education. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

Percent of graduating class of 2014 taking the SAT or ACT. Ex: For 30%, enter .3

How many years of experience does your principal have as a principal?

Student-teacher ratio. Write as the number of students to 1 teacher. Ex: 30

Is your school a charter school?

Did your school meet AYP in 2014?

What grading system does your school use, if other than standard letter grades?

Does your school use a block schedule?

Is your school a magnet school?

Percent of all students in ESL program.s Ex: For 30%, enter .3

How old is your institution?

Do any of your students take dual enrollment courses?

Your school mascot

Your school colors

The name of your fight song

Any famous alumni?

Does your school have a special enrollment policy?

Is there anything else we should know?


Who is our primary point of contact at your school? The contact we currently have is displayed; please update it if the information is out of date.

Primary contact for school. This is the e-mail address The Washington Post will contact for information

The title or additional information about the contact

The email address of the contact at the school

Phone number of the contact

Fax number of the contact or school

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