POLYTECH High School

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9/10
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Grades
9-12
Students
1,192
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
51%
State avg: 46%
English
78%
State avg: 52%
Math
30%
State avg: 39%
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9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
96%
State avg: 84%
Average SAT score
1400
State avg: 1328
SAT participation rate
97%
State avg: 86%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
68%
Black
19%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
241 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
823 Walnut Shade Road
Woodside, DE 19980
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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