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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
McCook Public Schools is a public school district located in Mc Cook, NE. It has 1,425 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.
700 W 7th
Mc Cook, NE 69001

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
77 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,425
Free or Reduced Lunch
38.2%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,417
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,534/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    4%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
Median Household Income
$44,473
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$611
National
$949
Median Home Value
$99,800
National
$184,700

McCook Public Schools Reviews

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McCook has a really good academics program; however, they spend way too much money on certain sports teams than spreading it out. I was involved in a lot of activities and many of them received very little funding while other activities received an overabundance of funding.
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I like how most of the teachers care. It was also a decent size school but your teachers knew you personally. Also if you were to need help most of the time teachers help you unless you are a student that doesn’t pay attention. At McCook High School we each get an iPad which helps us on our studies. If you don’t know how to turn in your homework or don’t know how to do it you can ask the teachers and they will help you. When you come in as a freshman when you get your iPad that is the iPad you get for your four years there. There are many clubs and activities you can get involved in like art club, interact club, family fun night, and annual spring play. There are also numerous sports you can get involved in like men and women tennis, basketball, men and women golf, track and field, wrestling, swimming and dive, and volleyball. There is definitely always something you can get involved in at McCook High School.
McCook is great when it comes to working together as not only a school but a community. Our football program is a big deal. We have the best student section in the state. When it comes to the Friday night lights, you can always bet the stands will be full and the stadium will be loud. Ever since we got a new principal this year, the school has started to recognize the smaller clubs and academics more as well. We hold many assemblies in honor of our sports, drama team, academics and students with outstanding leadership. Even McCook High School Alumni tend to come back and start their family here. The high school classes average around one hundred students per class. This is a small town where everyone is like family. We all look out for each other.