Gauger-cobbs Middle School

Gauger-cobbs Middle School serves 1,170 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Gauger-cobbs Middle School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 1170 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,170 students
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gauger-cobbs Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
18%
14%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
41%
32%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
38%
48%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Gauger-cobbs Middle School Sch Ethnicity Gauger-cobbs 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.
0.66 0.51
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
52%
47%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
8%
5%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,626 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 15,626 970
Christina   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $247 MM $13 MM
District Spending $290 MM $15 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brennen School (the) (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kirk (george V.) Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookside Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • NewarkBrookside Elementary School
    800 Marrows Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-5454
    0.5 mi | 339 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NewarkKirk (george V.) Middle School
    140 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2164
    0.7 mi | 782 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NewarkSmith (jennie E.) Elementary School
    142 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2174
    0.7 mi | 560 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NewarkBrennen School (the)
    Special Education School
    144 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2202
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | 375 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • NewarkDelaware School For The Deaf Secondary
    Special Education School
    630 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2301
    Special Education School

    0.8 mi | 113 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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