Mckean (thomas) High School

  • Mckean (thomas) High School serves 759 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Mckean (thomas) High School's student population of 759 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mckean (thomas) High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mckean (thomas) High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#192 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
35%
17%
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Black
32%
30%
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White
30%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.54
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Graduation Rate80-84%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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