Brennen School

  • Brennen School serves 143 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brennen 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 2:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Brennen School's student population of 143 students has declined by 63% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brennen 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 2:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brennen School is 0.69, 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#194 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio2:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
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Black
38%
31%
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White
38%
46%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.53
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Graduation Rate<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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