Dupont (h.b.) Middle School

Dupont (h.b.) Middle School serves 855 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.

Overview

The student population of 855 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 855 students
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
3%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
17%
13%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
32%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
46%
49%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dupont (h.b.) Middle 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.
0.69 0.64
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
40%
43%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,285 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed 16,285 970
District Total Revenue $224 MM $13 MM
District Spending $229 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,246 $11,002
District Spending / Student $14,600 $12,421
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 Kennett High School (2.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kennett Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Star Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hockessin North Star Elementary School
    1340 Little Baltimore Rd
    Hockessin , DE , 19707
    (302)234-7200
    2.5  mi  |  735  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Landenberg Kennett Middle School
    195 Sunny Dell Rd
    Landenberg , PA , 19350
    (610)268-5800
    2.7  mi  |  981  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Kennett Square Kennett High School
    100 East South St
    Kennett Square , PA , 19348
    (610)444-6620
    2.9  mi  |  1269  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Toughkenamon New Garden Elementary School
    265 New Garden Rd
    Toughkenamon , PA , 19374
    (610)268-6900
    3  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Kennett Square Mary D Language Kdg Center
    409 Center St
    Kennett Square , PA , 19348
    (610)444-6260
    3.2  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  KG

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