Delaware Public Schools

Delaware is the #52 largest school system in the United States, serving 552 across 214public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% (majority Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(DE) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
3%
Hispanic
13%
Black
32%
White
49%
Unknown
3%
  • 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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Did You Know?
Delaware public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Delaware is Colonial School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.