New Castle Middle School (Closed 2008)

903 Delaware Street

New Castle, DE 19720-6097

Grades 6-8
557 students
New Castle Middle School served 557 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 61% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 53%.
New Castle Middle School operated within the Colonial School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 557 students
New Castle Middle School Total Students (1987-2007)
Gender % New Castle Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
New Castle Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade New Castle Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
New Castle Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2007)
Hispanic
17%
15%
New Castle Middle School Black Students (1988-2007)
Black
44%
31%
New Castle Middle School Black Students (1988-2007)
White
39%
47%
New Castle Middle School White Students (1988-2007)
All Ethnic Groups New Castle 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.
0.63 0.52
New Castle Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2007)
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.
41%
39%
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2007)
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.
11%
n/a
New Castle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2007)

District Comparison

School District Name Colonial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,848 970
Colonial   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $143 MM $8 MM
Colonial   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $148 MM $9 MM
Colonial   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,154 $7,010
Colonial   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,609 $7,367
Colonial   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Penn (william) High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Read (george) Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Castle Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New CastleNew Castle Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 564 students903 Delaware St
    New CastleDE 19720
    (302)323-2880
    0KG-5564
  • New CastleFamily Foundations Academy
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 825 students1101 Delaware St
    New CastleDE 19720
    (302)324-8901
    0.2KG-8825
  • New CastleDownie (carrie) Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 397 students1201 Delaware St
    New CastleDE 19720
    (302)323-2926
    0.3KG-5397
  • New CastlePenn (william) High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2187 students713 East Basin Rd
    New CastleDE 19720
    (302)323-2800
    0.79-122187
  • New CastleCastle Hills Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 659 students502 Moores Ln
    New CastleDE 19720
    (302)323-2915
    1.2PK-5659
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