Delaware Public Schools

Delaware is the #52 largest school system in the United States, serving 127,791 students across 228 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the national average of 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(DE) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
3%
Hispanic
14%
Black
32%
White
48%
Unknown
n/a
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 4848 Schools |
    25,49925,499 Students |
    45% 45% Minority
  • 126126 Schools |
    75,03975,039 Students |
    56% 56% Minority
  • 5050 Schools |
    28,40828,408 Students |
    42% 42% Minority
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