Kirk (george V.) Middle School

Kirk (george V.) Middle School serves 846 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Kirk (george V.) Middle School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 846 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 846 students
Kirk (george V.) Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Kirk (george V.) Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Kirk (george V.) Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Kirk (george V.) Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
3%
Kirk (george V.) Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
18%
13%
Kirk (george V.) Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
36%
32%
Kirk (george V.) Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
34%
49%
Kirk (george V.) Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Kirk (george V.) Middle School Sch Ethnicity Kirk (george V.) Middle 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.
0.72 0.65
Kirk (george V.) Middle 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.
48%
43%
Kirk (george V.) Middle 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.
10%
6%
Kirk (george V.) Middle 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 1,164
Christina   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $247 MM $13 MM
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 Brennen School (the) (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Brennen School (the) (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School
    142 Brennen Dr
    Newark , DE , 19713
    (302)454-2174
    0  mi  |  523  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Newark Brennen School (the)
    Special Education School
    144 Brennen Dr
    Newark , DE , 19713
    (302)454-2202
    Special Education School
    0  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Newark The Christina Early Education Center
    Special Education School
    620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark , DE , 19713
    (302)376-9899
    Special Education School
    0.2  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Newark Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary
    Special Education School
    630 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark , DE , 19713
    (302)454-2301
    Special Education School
    0.2  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Newark Delaware School For The Deaf Elementary School
    Special Education School
    630 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark , DE , 19713
    (302)454-2301
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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