Middletown High School

Middletown High School serves 1,281 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Middletown High School operates within the Appoquinimink School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1281 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,281 students
Middletown High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Middletown High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Middletown High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Middletown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 18:1 15:1
Middletown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Middletown High School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
6%
15%
Middletown High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
30%
31%
Middletown High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
60%
47%
Middletown High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Middletown High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Middletown High 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.
0.55 0.52
Middletown High 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.
11%
39%
Middletown High 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
Middletown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,482 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,766 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,335 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Appoquinimink School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 9,482 970
Appoquinimink   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 71%
Appoquinimink   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $115 MM $8 MM
Appoquinimink   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $111 MM $9 MM
Appoquinimink   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,766 $7,010
Appoquinimink   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,335 $7,367
Appoquinimink   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 Appoquinimink High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Redding (louis L.) Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brick Mill Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MiddletownRedding (louis L.) Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 799 students201 New St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5030
    0.76-8799
  • MiddletownBrick Mill Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 506 students378 Brick Mill Rd
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5288
    0.81-5506
  • MiddletownSilver Lake Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 509 students200 East Cochran St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5023
    0.8KG-5509
  • MiddletownMeredith (everett) Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 708 students504 South Broad St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5001
    1.16-8708
  • OdessaOld State Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 776 students118 South Sixth St
    OdessaDE 19730
    (302)376-4128
    1.81-5776

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