Bush (charles W.) School

Tel: (302)479-1617
Grades PK-KG
154 students
Bush (charles W.) School serves 154 students in grades PK - KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Bush (charles W.) School operates within the Brandywine School District.

School Overview

The student population of 154 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 154 students
Bush (charles W.) School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Bush (charles W.) School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Bush (charles W.) School Total Teachers (2008-2014)

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Bush (charles W.) School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
American Indian
7%
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Bush (charles W.) School Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
3%
15%
Bush (charles W.) School Black Students (2010-2014)
Black
26%
31%
Bush (charles W.) School Black Students (2008-2014)
White
57%
47%
Bush (charles W.) School White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Bush (charles W.) School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.52
Bush (charles W.) School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
39%
Bush (charles W.) School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Bush (charles W.) School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2011)

District Comparison

Brandywine School District's student population of 10,799 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,128 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,621 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 10,799 970
Brandywine   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $8 MM
Brandywine   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $170 MM $9 MM
Brandywine   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,128 $7,010
Brandywine   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,621 $7,367
Brandywine   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brandywine High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springer Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lombardy Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonSpringer Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    0.8 miles
    2220 Shipley Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)479-1621
    0.86-8855
  • WilmingtonBrandywine High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 905 students
    1.4 miles
    1400 Foulk Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)479-1600
    1.49-12905
  • WilmingtonLombardy Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 558 students
    1.4 miles
    412 Foulk Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)762-7190
    1.4KG-5558
  • WilmingtonHanby Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 566 students
    2.2 miles
    2523 Berwyn Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19810
    (302)479-2220
    2.2KG-5566
  • WilmingtonConcord High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1099 students
    2.3 miles
    2501 Ebright Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19810
    (302)475-3951
    2.39-121099

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