Delmar Elementary School

Delmar Elementary School serves 827 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Delmar Elementary School operates within the Wicomico County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 827 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 827 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Students by Grade Delmar Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
5%
11%
Black
13%
37%
White
70%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Delmar Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Delmar 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.
0.49 0.38
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.
53%
35%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wicomico County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
28
Number of Students Managed 14,520 16,752
District Total Revenue $238 MM $244 MM
Wicomico County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $235 MM $238 MM
Wicomico County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,311 $14,580
Wicomico County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,115 $14,228
Wicomico County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Delmar Senior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Delmar Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Salisbury Elementary School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DelmarDelmar Senior High School
    200 North Eighth St
    DelmarDE 19940
    (302)846-9544
    0.8 mi | 628 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DelmarDelmar Middle School
    200 North Eighth St
    DelmarDE 19940
    (302)846-9544
    0.8 mi | 673 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • SalisburyNorth Salisbury Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1213 Emerson Ave
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5807
    Magnet School

    4.9 mi | 501 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • SalisburyWest Salisbury Elementary School
    1321 West Rd
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5816
    4.9 mi | 295 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • SalisburySalisbury Middle School
    607 Morris St
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5149
    4.9 mi | 925 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Wicomico County, MD 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 0.49, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.38. The most diverse school district in Wicomico County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.