Bush (charles W.) School

2523 Berwyn Rd,

Wilmington, DE, 19810-2299

Tel: (302)479-1617
Grades: PK-KG

153 students

Bush (charles W.) School serves 153 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Bush (charles W.) School operates within the Brandywine School District.

Overview

The student population of 153 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 153 students
Bush (charles W.) School Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 66% Male / 34%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Bush (charles W.) School Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Bush (charles W.) School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than 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 12:1 15:1
Bush (charles W.) School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
24%
n/a
Bush (charles W.) School American Indian (2010-2012)
Asian
3%
3%
Bush (charles W.) School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Bush (charles W.) School Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
20%
32%
Bush (charles W.) School Black (2008-2012)
White
45%
49%
Bush (charles W.) School White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bush (charles W.) School Sch Ethnicity Bush (charles W.) 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.
0.70 0.65
Bush (charles W.) School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
n/a
43%
Bush (charles W.) School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2011)
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%
Bush (charles W.) School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,801 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 10,801 1,164
Brandywine   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $154 MM $13 MM
Brandywine   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $15 MM
Brandywine   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,029 $11,002
Brandywine   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,424 $12,421
Brandywine   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 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 Students Grades
  • Wilmington Springer Middle School
    2220 Shipley Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19803
    (302)479-1621
    0.8  mi  |  818  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Lombardy Elementary School
    412 Foulk Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19803
    (302)762-7190
    1.4  mi  |  532  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Brandywine High School
    1400 Foulk Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19803
    (302)479-1600
    1.4  mi  |  999  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wilmington Hanby Elementary School
    2523 Berwyn Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19810
    (302)479-2220
    2.2  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Concord High School
    2501 Ebright Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19810
    (302)475-3951
    2.3  mi  |  1315  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Wilmington, 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 0.13, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Wilmington is College Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.