1500 Spruce Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Prekindergarten-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 25% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School's student population of 497 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 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 0.62, 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#135 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
55%
18%
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Black
18%
30%
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White
21%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 497 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 50%)

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