Booker T. Washington Elementary School

  • Booker T. Washington Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Booker T. Washington Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Booker T. Washington Elementary School's student population of 338 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Booker T. Washington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Booker T. Washington Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#33 out of 200 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
63%
30%
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White
23%
45%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.68
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School District NameCapital School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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