Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School

Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School serves 557 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School operates within the Colonial School District.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 557 students
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is equal to 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
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Asian (1995-2007)
Hispanic
32%
13%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
47%
32%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
17%
49%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.65 0.65
Eisenberg (harry O.) 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.
62%
43%
Eisenberg (harry O.) 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.
n/a
6%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,711 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Colonial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
1
Number of Students Managed 9,711 1,164
Colonial   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $142 MM $13 MM
District Spending $147 MM $15 MM
Colonial   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,532 $11,002
Colonial   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,022 $12,421
Colonial   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 Leach (john G.) School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Leach (john G.) School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leach (john G.) School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Castle Leach (john G.) School
    Special Education School
    10 Landers Ln
    New Castle , DE , 19720
    (302)429-4055
    Special Education School
    0.1  mi  |  94  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • New Castle Colwyck Elementary School
    12 Landers Ln
    New Castle , DE , 19720
    (302)429-4085
    0.1  mi  |  321  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • New Castle Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School
    20 Chase Ave
    New Castle , DE , 19720
    (302)429-4000
    0.6  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • New Castle Castle Hills Elementary School
    502 Moores Ln
    New Castle , DE , 19720
    (302)323-2915
    0.7  mi  |  747  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • New Castle Pencader Business And Finance Charter High School
    Charter School
    170 Lukens Dr
    New Castle , DE , 19720
    (302)573-7760
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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