Mc Lain High School

13600 West 2nd Place
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mc Lain High School serves 357 students in grades 7-12.
Mc Lain High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mc Lain High School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Mc Lain High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mc Lain High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1760 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
34%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
65%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.60
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Graduation Rate
35-39%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mc Lain High School is Mc Lain Community High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kyffin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Mc Lain Community High School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 97 students
    0.0 miles
    13600 West 2nd Place
    Denver, CO 80228
    (303) 982-7462
    0 8-12 97
  • Denver Warren Technical Central Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 37 students
    0.0 miles
    13300 West 2nd Place
    Denver, CO 80228
    (303) 982-8600
    0 9-12 37
  • Denver Longview High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 58 students
    0.2 miles
    13301 West 2nd Place
    Denver, CO 80228
    (303) 982-8523
    0.2 9-12 58
  • Golden Kyffin Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 548 students
    0.4 miles
    205 North Flora Way
    Golden, CO 80401
    (303) 982-5760
    0.4 PK-6 548
  • Denver Foothills Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 317 students
    1.0 miles
    13165 West Ohio Avenue
    Denver, CO 80228
    (303) 982-9324
    1 PK-6 317

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