Gauger-cobbs Middle School

Gauger-cobbs Middle School serves 1,158 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Gauger-cobbs Middle School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 1158 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,158 students
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.67 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 15:1
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
13%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
40%
32%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
39%
49%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.67 0.51
Gauger-cobbs 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.
49%
43%
Gauger-cobbs 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.
9%
6%
Gauger-cobbs 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
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 Brennen School (the) (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kirk (george V.) Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookside Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Newark Brookside Elementary School
    800 Marrows Rd
    Newark , DE 19713
    (302)454-5454
    0.8  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Newark Kirk (george V.) Middle School
    140 Brennen Dr
    Newark , DE 19713
    (302)454-2164
    0.9  mi  |  846  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Newark Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School
    142 Brennen Dr
    Newark , DE 19713
    (302)454-2174
    1  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
    1  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Newark Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary
    Special Education School
    630 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark , DE 19713
    (302)454-2301
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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Did You Know?
Newark, DE public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.09, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Newark is James L. Bunker Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.