Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School

14 Forge Rd,

Newark, DE, 19711-7699

Tel: (302)454-2180
Grades: KG-5

547 students

Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School serves 547 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 547 students
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 12:1 15:1
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School American Indian (1993-2012)
Asian
3%
3%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
41%
13%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
12%
32%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
37%
49%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wilson (etta J.) Elementary 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.
0.68 0.64
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary 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.
54%
43%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary 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.
5%
6%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,381 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,381 970
Christina   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $247 MM $13 MM
Christina   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $290 MM $15 MM
Christina   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,883 $11,002
Christina   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,489 $12,421
Christina   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 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 Students Grades
  • Newark Shue-medill Middle School
    1500 Capitol Trail
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-2171
    1.1  mi  |  1028  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Heritage Elementary School
    2815 Highlands Ln
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)454-3424
    1.4  mi  |  572  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Skyline Middle School
    2900 Skyline Dr
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)454-3410
    1.4  mi  |  791  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Newark Forest Oak Elementary School
    55 South Meadowood Dr
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-3420
    1.5  mi  |  536  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Newark Meadowood Program
    Special Education School
    55a South Meadowood Dr
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-3400
    Special Education School
    1.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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