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6001 Good Luck Rd

Riverdale, MD 20737

(301) 513-5700

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 2,414

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Parkdale High School

I feel as though Parkdale needs to clean the school more, especially the bathrooms and hallways because it doesn't look representable to me, but however, it is a good school

Posted by a student on 06/26/14

This school is honestly not that bad. You have to make the best out of it. For a parent to say it is horrible,then they may not be pushing their child to take the extra step & make it a great experience.Our new principal has had former experience as a vice principal and is doing an amazing job.The IB ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/09/13

Really bad from all points of view. Do your "homework" and you will find out why.....

Posted by a parent on 10/08/13

Many things have changed at PHS with a new principal and administration staff, they have insured our safety and reciving the best education that PG county has to offer. With outstanding AP and IB programs you are almost garanteed the best results. Though, even the best schools have"riff raff" These ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/24/11

I don't know why people are always complaining about this school. It's not great, but it's not bad. The IB Program and the AP classes offered are excellent. This school has the best IB Program in the state. Some of the teachers are savvy, I agree with that. I think that a few of the teachers need to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/10

My son is a freshman at Parkdale. We had not heard any good things about the school and were quite concerned. We are delighted with my son's progress. The school is safe, the 9th grade academy is state of the art, he loves his teachers and feels challenged. He has a good group of friends. The only ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/09

My daughter is always coming home complaining about this school, it's always too cold or too loud or the teacher's attitude are more devil-may-care than anything else. This school needs a definitely needs serious disciplinary readjustments, and obviously the dress code isn't working as it should.

Posted by a parent on 09/20/08

I luv parkdale this scholl changed my attutude towards learning and the ajrotc team there is like a big family

Posted by a student on 09/09/08

parkdale is home, it can't get better than that. we start from dirt and build our school to the mountian that is it. out sports team, especially soccer and softball try thier best. thanks MR. Ovatin and Mr. Watkins. Go parkdale panthers wooooo!!!!!

Posted by a student on 07/18/08

The students who are not in the IB program are not being challenged enough. There is not enough emphasis on reading and critically analyzing literary classics. And there are too few indepth projects and compositions required.

Posted by a parent on 01/03/08

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School Profile for Parkdale High School

Test scores
Test scores for Parkdale High School

HSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
Parkdale High School
Prince George's County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, Algebra, and Biology upon completion of each course. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. Beginning with the class of 2009, students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Riverdale schools — Parkdale High School is located at 6001 Good Luck Rd, Riverdale MD 20737. 6001 Good Luck Rd is in the 20737 ZIP code in Riverdale, MD The school district for Parkdale High School is the Prince George's County Public Schools. Parkdale High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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