800 W 7th St
Mc Cook, NE 69001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mc Cook Junior High School serves 321 students in grades 6-8.
Mc Cook Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mc Cook Junior High School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Mc Cook Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mc Cook Junior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#310 out of 904 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.17
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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