Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School

  • Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School's student population of 536 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#170 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
52%
16%
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Black
18%
31%
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White
26%
46%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.630.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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