Appoquinimink High School

  • Appoquinimink High School serves 1,652 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Appoquinimink High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Appoquinimink High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Appoquinimink High School's student population of 1,652 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Appoquinimink High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Appoquinimink High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#68 out of 205 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
27%
30%
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White
60%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.69
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Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAppoquinimink School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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