Gauger-cobbs Middle School

Gauger-cobbs Middle School serves 1,137 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Gauger-cobbs Middle School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1137 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,137 students
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gauger-cobbs Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gauger-cobbs Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 15:1 15:1
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
41%
31%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
37%
47%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gauger-cobbs Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.67 0.52
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
36%
39%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,178 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,178 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Brennen School (the) (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kirk (george V.) Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookside Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewarkBrookside Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 327 students800 Marrows Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-5454
    0.8PK-5327
  • NewarkKirk (george V.) Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 795 students140 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2164
    0.96-8795
  • NewarkBrennen School (the)
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 395 students144 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2202
    1PK-12395
  • NewarkChristina Early Education Center
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: PK | 261 students620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2720
    1PK261
  • NewarkDelaware School For The Deaf Secondary
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 115 students630 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2301
    1PK-12115

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