Middletown High School

Middletown High School serves 1,222 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
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 1222 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,222 students
Middletown High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Middletown High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Middletown High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Middletown High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Middletown High School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Middletown High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
32%
32%
Middletown High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
59%
48%
Middletown High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Middletown High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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 0.51
Middletown High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
17%
47%
Middletown High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
5%
Middletown High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,380 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,072 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,073 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Appoquinimink School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 9,380 970
Appoquinimink   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 91% 73%
Appoquinimink   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $13 MM
Appoquinimink   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $113 MM $15 MM
Appoquinimink   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,072 $11,002
Appoquinimink   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,073 $12,421
Appoquinimink   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MiddletownRedding (louis L.) Middle School
    201 New St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5030
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 736 students                      
  • MiddletownSilver Lake Elementary School
    200 East Cochran St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5023
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 555 students                      
  • MiddletownBrick Mill Elementary School
    378 Brick Mill Rd
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5288
    0.8 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 528 students                      
  • MiddletownAppoquinimink Early Childhood Center
    502 South Broad St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)376-4400
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 183 students                      
  • MiddletownMeredith (everett) Middle School
    504 South Broad St
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)378-5001
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 711 students                      

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