The 2017 High School Clubs & Activities grade is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and parents. Learn where our data comes from.
|Parent/Student Surveys on Extracurriculars||Niche survey responses scored on a 1-5 scale regarding extracurriculars at the school.||Self-reported by Niche users||30.0%|
|Expenses per Student||Total expenses divided by the total number of students.||National Center for Education Statistics||20.0%|
|Number of Sports||Number of interscholastic sports offered at the school.||Civil Rights Data Collection||20.0%|
|Boys Athletic Participation||Measure of boys participating in an interscholastic sport.||Civil Rights Data Collection||15.0%|
|Girls Athletic Participation||Measure of girls participating in an interscholastic sport.||Civil Rights Data Collection||15.0%|
This assessment grades 14,094 U.S. public high schools. Statistics obtained from the U.S. Department of Education represent the most recent data available, usually from 2014–2016, as self-reported by the schools.
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