Indian River High School

Indian River High School serves 910 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
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 910 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 910 students
Indian River High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Students by Grade Indian River High School 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 0.43 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 15:1
Indian River High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
10%
13%
Black
14%
32%
White
74%
49%
All Ethnic Groups Indian River High School Sch Ethnicity Indian River High 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.
0.43 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.
38%
43%
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%
6%
Indian River High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,803 students has stayed relatively flat 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
14
1
Number of Students Managed 8,803 1,164
Indian River   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 73%
Indian River   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
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: 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
  • FrankfordHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Clayton (john M.) Elementary School
    252 Clayton Ave
    FrankfordDE 19945
    (302)732-3808
    1.7 mi | 513 students | Gr.                       
  • MillsboroHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Millsboro Elementary School
    29346 Iron Branch Rd
    MillsboroDE 19966
    (302)934-3222
    3.8 mi | 729 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MillsboroMillsboro Middle School
    302 East State St
    MillsboroDE 19966
    (302)934-3200
    4.5 mi | 601 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SelbyvilleSelbyville Middle School
    80 Bethany Rd
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1020
    5.7 mi | 646 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 | 406 students | Gr. 1-8                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.51, 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.