Smyrna High School

  • Smyrna High School serves 1,437 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 56% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Smyrna High School's student population of 1,437 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,437 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Smyrna High School
Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Smyrna High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Smyrna High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. 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#96 out of 200 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smyrna High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smyrna High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Smyrna High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Smyrna High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
30%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Smyrna High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Smyrna High School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Smyrna High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.540.68
This chart display the diversity score of Smyrna High School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Smyrna High School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smyrna High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smyrna High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmyrna School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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The Blk population is 62% the kids are very nasty and no respect, we have to pass the students in this school
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I don't like this school because they dont have the same classes that POLYTECH high school has to offer.
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