Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School

Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School serves 418 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 418 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 418 students
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 13:1 15:1
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
18%
13%
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
16%
32%
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
61%
49%
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Maclary (r. Elisabeth) 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.
0.57 0.64
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) 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.
43%
43%
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) 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%
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) 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 (1988-2011)
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 $14,339 $11,002
Christina   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,850 $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 Newark High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Shue-medill Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark Newark High School
    750 East Delaware Ave
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)631-4700
    1.3  mi  |  1449  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Newark Shue-medill Middle School
    1500 Capitol Trail
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-2171
    1.5  mi  |  1028  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Newark Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School
    14 Forge Rd
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-2180
    1.8  mi  |  547  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Newark Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award West Park Place Elementary School
    193 West Park Place
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)454-2290
    2.3  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Newark Brookside Elementary School
    800 Marrows Rd
    Newark , DE , 19713
    (302)454-5454
    2.3  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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