Mckinley Senior High School

800 East Mckinley
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mckinley Senior High School serves 926 students in grades 9-12.
Mckinley Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 926 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 69% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mckinley Senior High School's student population of 926 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
926 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Mckinley Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mckinley Senior High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#998 out of 1237 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
79%
42%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
69%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mckinley Senior High School's ranking?
Mckinley Senior High School is ranked #998 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Mckinley Senior High School often compared to?
Mckinley Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Baton Rouge Magnet High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mckinley Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Mckinley Senior High School is 69%, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 83%.
How many students attend Mckinley Senior High School?
926 students attend Mckinley Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Mckinley Senior High School students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mckinley Senior High School?
Mckinley Senior High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Mckinley Senior High School offer ?
Mckinley Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mckinley Senior High School part of?
Mckinley Senior High School is part of East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

School Reviews

5   11/15/2010
The teachers really are very exceptional here and the arts and music programs are the best. The students are diverse, yet harmonious. I'm happy to have had my high school experience here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - holly
5   5/5/2008
This one of your best choices for a public high school in Baton Rouge. It recieves extra funding and attracts talented teachers due to the gifted and talented program it contains. Excellent feeder school for LSU or SU football. Buildings need work like any LA public school. I am a 2002 Mckinley alumnus, and 2007 LSU alumnus
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jkilg

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 926 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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