Bush (charles W.) School

Grades: PK-KG

159 students

Bush (charles W.) School serves 159 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is equal to the state average of 52%.
Bush (charles W.) School operates within the Brandywine School District.

Overview

The student population of 159 students has grown by 341% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 159 students
Bush (charles W.) School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 66% Male / 34%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Bush (charles W.) School Total Teachers (2008-2013)

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 3:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 11:1 14:1
Bush (charles W.) School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
American Indian
23%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Bush (charles W.) School Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Bush (charles W.) School Black Students (2010-2013)
Black
21%
32%
Bush (charles W.) School Black Students (2008-2013)
White
48%
48%
Bush (charles W.) School White Students (2008-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Bush (charles W.) School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bush (charles W.) School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.68 0.51
Bush (charles W.) School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
98%
47%
Bush (charles W.) School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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
5%
Bush (charles W.) School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,850 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,029 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,424 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 11,850 970
Brandywine   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $13 MM
Brandywine   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $15 MM
Brandywine   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,029 $11,002
Brandywine   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,424 $12,421
Brandywine   School District 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 Brandywine High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springer Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lombardy Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonSpringer Middle School
    2220 Shipley Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)479-1621
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 823 students                      
  • WilmingtonLombardy Elementary School
    412 Foulk Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)762-7190
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 540 students                      
  • WilmingtonBrandywine High School
    1400 Foulk Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)479-1600
    1.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 989 students                      
  • WilmingtonHanby Elementary School
    2523 Berwyn Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19810
    (302)479-2220
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 523 students                      
  • WilmingtonConcord High School
    2501 Ebright Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19810
    (302)475-3951
    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1217 students                      

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