Blades Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% 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-2
- Enrollment: 390 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 71%
- Math Proficiency: 46%
- Reading Proficiency: 47%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Blades Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Blades Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Blades Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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
State Level (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(15-16)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(15-16)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
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?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% DE state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% DE state average).
How many students attend Blades Elementary School?
390 students attend Blades Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Blades Elementary School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, 29% of students are White, and 8% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blades Elementary School?
Blades Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Blades Elementary School offer ?
Blades Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2
What school district is Blades Elementary School part of?
Blades Elementary School is part of Seaford School District.
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