Middletown High School

Middletown High School serves 1,164 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Middletown High School operates within the Appoquinimink School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 1164 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,164 students
Middletown High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Middletown High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Middletown High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Middletown High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Middletown High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Middletown High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
28%
32%
Middletown High School Black (1988-2012)
White
60%
49%
Middletown High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Middletown High School Sch Ethnicity Middletown High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.64
Middletown High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
16%
43%
Middletown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Middletown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,214 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Appoquinimink School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
1
Number of Students Managed 9,214 970
Appoquinimink   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 91% 73%
Appoquinimink   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $13 MM
Appoquinimink   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $113 MM $15 MM
Appoquinimink   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,072 $11,002
Appoquinimink   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,073 $12,421
Appoquinimink   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Silver Lake Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Middletown, DE 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 0.44, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Middletown is Connecticut Valley Hospital - Whiting Forensic Div High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.