George W. F. Mcmechen High School

  • George W. F. Mcmechen High School serves 55 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 72%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 82%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • George W. F. Mcmechen High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • George W. F. Mcmechen High School's student population of 55 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George W. F. Mcmechen High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,345 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George W. F. Mcmechen High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rankn/a
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
82%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:115:1
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
91%
34%
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White
4%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George W. F. Mcmechen High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.170.40
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Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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This school is more than test scores, special need students is the total population. The school serves the under served and they are AWESOME!!! at what they do. As stated above the children most challenged receive the least amount of funds. The data reflected gives raw numbers because that is what data does. Data does not speak to heart and spirit of the school, that is what I am for, a parent who cares to share.
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