Leasure (may B.) Elementary School

Leasure (may B.) Elementary School serves 526 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Leasure (may B.) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 526 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 526 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 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 16:1 14:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
13%
14%
Black
64%
32%
White
16%
48%
Two or more races
4%
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.
0.55 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.
57%
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.
9%
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 Christiana High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gauger-cobbs Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oberle (william) Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BearOberle (william) Elementary School
    500 South Caledonia Way
    BearDE 19701
    (302)834-5910
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 707 students                      
  • NewarkMarshall (thurgood) Elementary School
    101 Barrett Run Rd
    NewarkDE 19702
    (302)454-4700
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 681 students                      
  • NewarkKeene (william B.) Elementary School
    200 Lagrange Ave
    NewarkDE 19702
    (302)454-2018
    2.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 686 students                      
  • BearWilbur (kathleen H.) Elementary School
    4050 Wrangle Hill Rd
    BearDE 19701
    (302)832-6330
    2.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 1136 students                      
  • NewarkChristiana High School
    190 Salem Church Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)631-2400
    3.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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