Brennen School

144 Brennen Drive
Newark, DE 19713
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Brennen School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : <50% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Brennen School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Brennen School's student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Brennen School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Brennen School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#150 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
27%
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≤20%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brennen School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
19%
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Black
40%
30%
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White
35%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Brennen School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
<50%
80%
This chart display graduation rate of Brennen School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brennen School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brennen School's ranking?
Brennen School is ranked #150 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Brennen School often compared to?
Brennen Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Leach (John G.) School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Brennen School?
The graduation rate of Brennen School is 50%, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 80%.
How many students attend Brennen School?
409 students attend Brennen School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Brennen School students are Black, 35% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brennen School?
Brennen School has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Brennen School offer ?
Brennen School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Brennen School part of?
Brennen School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

View the Brennen School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Last Day of Preschool & Prekindergarten
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
June 17, 2024 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
June 18, 2024 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development / Classroom Set Up (Offices Open)
August 26, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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