Mckinley Technology High School serves 696 students in grades 9-12.
Mckinley Technology High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 87% (majority Black).

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Mckinley Technology High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

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School Overview

Mckinley Technology High School's student population of 696 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Mckinley Technology High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mckinley Technology High School is 0.28, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 212 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
84%
66%
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White
3%
13%
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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
0.28
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
66%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/4/2014
Mckinley is best known for encouraging/ helping students make a career out of Biotech, Engineering, or IT(Information Technology). Staff will work with you to get an Internship starting as a freshman but you'll have to go above and beyond the expectations.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jasmi

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in DC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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