Indian River High School

Indian River High School serves 897 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Indian River High School operates within the Indian River School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 897 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
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 0.41 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 15:1 14:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
11%
14%
Black
13%
32%
White
75%
48%
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.
0.41 0.51
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.
40%
47%
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.
7%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,065 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,065 970
Graduation Rate 77% 73%
District Total Revenue $110 MM $13 MM
District Spending $113 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,938 $11,002
District Spending / Student $13,296 $12,421
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 Sussex Central High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Millsboro Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clayton (john M.) Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Frankford Clayton (john M.) Elementary School
    252 Clayton Ave
    FrankfordDE 19945
    (302)732-3808
    1.7 mi | 526 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Millsboro East Millsboro Elementary School
    29346 Iron Branch Rd
    MillsboroDE 19966
    (302)934-3222
    3.8 mi | 723 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MillsboroMillsboro Middle School
    302 East State St
    MillsboroDE 19966
    (302)934-3200
    4.5 mi | 640 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SelbyvilleSelbyville Middle School
    80 Bethany Rd
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1020
    5.7 mi | 669 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SelbyvilleSouthern Delaware School Of The Arts
    Magnet School
    27 Hosier St
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1066
    Magnet School

    5.8 mi | 407 students | Gr. 1-8                      

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