Southern Delaware School Of The Arts

Tel: (302)436-1066
Grades: 1-8

406 students

Southern Delaware School Of The Arts serves 406 students in grades 1-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts operates within the Indian River School District.

Overview

The student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 1-8
Total Students 406 students
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 35% Male / 65%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 17:1 15:1
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
5%
32%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Black (2000-2012)
White
85%
49%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Sch Ethnicity Southern Delaware School Of The Arts 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.
0.27 0.51
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
22%
43%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,803 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
1
Number of Students Managed 8,803 1,164
Indian River   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $13 MM
Indian River   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $113 MM $15 MM
Indian River   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,938 $11,002
Indian River   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,296 $12,421
Indian River   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 Indian River High School (5.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Selbyville Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Sussex County, 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 0.00, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.51. The most diverse school district in Sussex County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.