Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School

Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School serves 387 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School operates within the Brandywine School District.

School Overview

The student population of 387 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 387 students
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 12:1 15:1
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
85%
31%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
5%
47%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Harlan (david W. ) Elementary 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.
0.27 0.52
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary 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.
99%
39%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary 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
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,799 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,128 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,621 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has grown by 14% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $8 MM
Brandywine   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $170 MM $9 MM
Brandywine   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,128 $7,010
Brandywine   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,621 $7,367
Brandywine   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 Moyer (maurice J.) Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Delaware College Preparatory Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonDupont (pierre S.) Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 952 students701 West 34th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7146
    0.46-8952
  • WilmingtonDelaware College Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 204 students510 West 28th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7424
    0.5KG-4204
  • WilmingtonEast Side Charter School
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 403 students3000 North Claymont St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-5834
    0.8KG-8403
  • WilmingtonEdison (thomas A.) Charter School
    Charter School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 748 students2200 North Locust St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)778-1101
    1KG-8748
  • WilmingtonMoyer (maurice J.) Academy
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 227 students610 East 17th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)428-9501
    1.16-12227

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