1500 Spruce Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School serves 532 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School's student population of 532 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#135 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
14%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
53%
18%
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Black
18%
30%
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White
22%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School?

532 students attend Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

53% of Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are White, 18% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School?

Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School offer ?

Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School part of?

Baltz (Austin D.) Elementary School is part of Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Parent/Guardian Conferences - Schools Closed
February 17, 2023 (Friday)
Spring Break - Schools & Offices Closed
April 07, 2023 (Friday)
Spring Break - Schools & Offices Closed
April 10, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - Schools Closed
April 11, 2023 (Tuesday)
Last Day for Students
June 09, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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