Brennen School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Brennen School serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Brennen School's student population of 433 students has grown by 202% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

Brennen School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Brennen School is 0.68, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#194 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
36%
30%
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White
42%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.69
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Graduation Rate
<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brennen School is Delaware School For The Deaf (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kirk (george V.) Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Kirk (george V.) Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 654 students
    0.0 miles
    140 Brennen Drive
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 451-7021
    0 6-8 654
  • Newark Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    0.0 miles
    142 Brennen Drive
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2174
    0 PK-5 530
  • Newark Christina Early Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 313 students
    0.2 miles
    620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2720
    0.2 PK 313
  • Newark Delaware School For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 103 students
    0.2 miles
    630 East Chestnut Hill Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2301
    0.2 PK-12 103
  • Newark Brookside Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    0.9 miles
    800 Marrows Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-5454
    0.9 PK-5 315

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