Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School

Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School serves 549 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 549 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 549 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 14:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
44%
14%
Black
10%
32%
White
40%
48%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.64 0.51
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.
53%
47%
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.
4%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,626 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,339 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,850 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 15,626 970
District Total Revenue $247 MM $13 MM
District Spending $290 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,339 $11,002
District Spending / Student $16,850 $12,421
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 Dickinson (john) High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shue-medill Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewarkShue-medill Middle School
    1500 Capitol Trail
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-2171
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1028 students                      
  • WilmingtonHeritage Elementary School
    2815 Highlands Ln
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3424
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 598 students                      
  • WilmingtonSkyline Middle School
    2900 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3410
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 826 students                      
  • NewarkForest Oak Elementary School
    55 South Meadowood Dr
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-3420
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 543 students                      
  • NewarkMeadowood Program
    Special Education School
    55a South Meadowood Dr
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-3400
    Special Education School

    1.5 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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