Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School

Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School serves 497 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 497 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 497 students
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
46%
15%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
10%
31%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
39%
47%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.63 0.52
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
39%
39%
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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
n/a
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,178 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,178 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Meadowood Program (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shue-medill Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NewarkShue-medill Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1026 students1500 Capitol Trail
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-2171
    1.16-81026
  • WilmingtonHeritage Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 625 students2815 Highlands Ln
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3424
    1.4KG-5625
  • WilmingtonSkyline Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 790 students2900 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3410
    1.46-8790
  • NewarkForest Oak Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 532 students55 South Meadowood Dr
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-3420
    1.5KG-5532
  • WilmingtonLinden Hill Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 860 students3415 Skyline Dr
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)454-3406
    1.5KG-5860

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