Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School

Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School serves 363 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School operates within the Brandywine School District.

Overview

The student population of 363 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 363 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 10:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
5%
13%
Black
84%
32%
White
6%
49%
All Ethnic Groups Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Harlan (david W. ) Elementary 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.
0.29 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.
68%
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.
8%
6%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,800 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 11,800 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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Moyer (maurice J.) Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Delaware College Preparatory Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WilmingtonDupont (pierre S.) Middle School
    701 West 34th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-7146
    0.4 mi | 950 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • WilmingtonDelaware College Preparatory Academy
    Charter School
    510 West 28th St
    WilmingtonDE 19805
    (302)762-7424
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 276 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • WilmingtonEast Side Charter School
    Charter School
    3000 North Claymont St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-5834
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 401 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • WilmingtonEdison (thomas A.) Charter School
    Charter School
    2200 North Locust St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)778-1101
    Charter School

    1 mi | 729 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • WilmingtonMoyer (maurice J.) Academy
    Charter School
    610 East 17th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)428-9501
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 192 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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Did You Know?
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.