As your children go through high school, choosing the right school is equally important as deciding on a perfect home. High school is when students are given the tools to figure out the paths they want to pursue as adults. There are more subjects and extra-curricular activities that students can choose from. Taking on their interests and passions help to shape the critical decisions they need to make as they plan their future.
Mayde Creek High School’s regular student population is 2,798 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 students/teacher ratio. The student population at Seven Lakes High School is 3,678 students and a student-teacher ratio of 17.7 students/teacher ratio.
Mayde Creek High School earned a State accountability rating of B (80-89) based on three domains: student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Scores are scaled from 0 to 100 to align with letter grades. The school scored 84 in student achievement, 85 in school progress and 76 in closing performance gaps. It scored 82 overall in post-secondary readiness, a broad term that refers to student preparedness to undertake multiple pathways after graduation, or specifically, their preparedness for college education.
On the other hand, Seven Lakes High School performed excellent to earn a State accountability rating of A. The school posted 96 in student achievement, 91 in school progress, 98 in closing performance gaps and 97 overall in post-secondary readiness.
A distinction designation acknowledges districts and campuses for outstanding achievement based on the outcomes of several performance indicators. Distinction designations are awarded for achievement in several areas and are based on performance relative to a group of campuses of similar type, size, grade span, and student demographics.
It is in this area where the two schools differ. Mayde Creek High School’s three out of seven distinctions are in Science, Social Studies and 25% closing performance gaps. Seven Lakes High School's six out of seven distinctions are in Reading/English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, post-secondary and 25% closing performance gaps.
Based on Racial/Ethnic Groups, Hispanics comprise the biggest group at Mayde Creek High School. They make up for 57.01% of student population, followed by African Americans (21.02%), Whites or Caucasians (12.90%), Asians (6.36%), Two or More Races (2.18%) and Native Americans (0.36%).
The student population at Seven Lakes High School is also predominantly by Whites or Caucasians at 36.43%, followed by Asians (29.20%), Hispanics (24.42%), African Americans (7.10%), Two or More Races (2.58%) and Native Americans (0.14%).
In terms of Limited English Proficiency (LEP), a term used in the United States that refers to a person who is not fluent in the English Language, mainly because it is not their native language, Mayde Creek High School has a significantly higher number of English Language Learners comprising 13.12% of its student population compared to 5.90% at Seven Lakes High School.
In addition, Mayde Creek High School has 12.65% bilingual students, 5.00% are in the gifted and talented program, while 12.12% are in the special education program. This stacks up against Seven Lakes High School with 5.63% bilingual students, 18.95% gifted and talented students and 6.53% students in the special education program.
Mayde Creek High School's 186 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 5.7 years with individual teaching experience averaging nearly 10.3 years. Seven Lakes High School's 207 teachers have been working at the campus for an average of 7.7 years with individual teaching experience averaging close to 13 years.
Of its teaching staff, Mayde Creek High School has five teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 24 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 48 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 33 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 57 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including 19 beginning teachers. Seven Lakes High School has six teachers serving the school for over 30 years, has 39 teachers serving the school for 20-30 years, 75 teachers have worked for 11-20 years, 40 teachers have worked for 6-10 years, while 35 teachers have been serving the school for over 1-5 years, including 13 beginning teachers.
In both schools, female teachers outnumber the male teachers. Mayde Creek High School employs 107 female teachers and 78 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 21 special education teachers are being assisted by 31 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs seven staff members in the school administration department and 21 more working as school support staff.
On the other hand, Seven Lakes High School employs 127 female teachers and 80 male teachers. Of its teaching staff, 14 special education teachers are being assisted by 28 teachers aides or paraprofessionals. The school also employs eight staff members in the school administration department and 22 more working as school support staff.
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