Woodbridge High School

Woodbridge High School serves 592 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Woodbridge High School operates within the Woodbridge School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 592 students
Woodbridge High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Woodbridge High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Woodbridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less 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 14:1 15:1
Woodbridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Woodbridge High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
12%
13%
Woodbridge High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
32%
32%
Woodbridge High School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
49%
Woodbridge High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Woodbridge High School Sch Ethnicity Woodbridge 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.
0.61 0.65
Woodbridge High 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.
46%
43%
Woodbridge High 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.
7%
6%
Woodbridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,260 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Woodbridge School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
1
Number of Students Managed 2,260 751
Woodbridge   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 73%
Woodbridge   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $28 MM n/a
Woodbridge   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $27 MM n/a
Woodbridge   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,803 $0
Woodbridge   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,234 $0
Woodbridge   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 Seaford Senior High School (6.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Phillis Wheatley Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frederick Douglass Elementary School (4.5 miles away)
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  • Recommended October 22, 2010 - The small size and individual attention to students was very beneficial for my son. He had the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and is receiving a solid academic education. Thank you Woodbridge. - Posted by Parent

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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 0.56, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Sussex County is Cape Henlopen School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.