Smyrna High School

500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Smyrna High School serves 1,722 students in grades 9-12.
Smyrna High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Top 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Smyrna High School's student population of 1,722 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,722 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
108 teachers
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School Rankings

Smyrna High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Smyrna High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#95 out of 196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
32%
30%
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White
55%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
82%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smyrna High School's ranking?
Smyrna High School is ranked #95 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Smyrna High School often compared to?
Smyrna High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Caesar Rodney High School, Dover High School, Polytech High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Smyrna High School?
The graduation rate of Smyrna High School is 82%, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 80%.
How many students attend Smyrna High School?
1,722 students attend Smyrna High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Smyrna High School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smyrna High School?
Smyrna High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Smyrna High School offer ?
Smyrna High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Smyrna High School part of?
Smyrna High School is part of Smyrna School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Closed - Professional Learning
March 08, 2024 (Friday)
School Closed - Professional Learning
March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
School Closed - Professional Learning
March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
School Closed - Good Friday Observed
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
School Closed - Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

2   6/9/2015
The Blk population is 62% the kids are very nasty and no respect, we have to pass the students in this school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Safep
2   11/28/2008
I don't like this school because they dont have the same classes that POLYTECH high school has to offer.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kayla

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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