500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Smyrna High School serves 1,496 students in grades 9-12.
Smyrna High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Smyrna High School's student population of 1,496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Memorial Day - Schools Closed
May 30, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Smyrna High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Smyrna High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#127 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
30%
30%
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White
60%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,496 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Btm 50%)

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