Carrcroft Elementary School

503 Crest Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Carrcroft Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 45% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Carrcroft Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Carrcroft Elementary School's student population of 510 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students510 students
This chart display total students of Carrcroft Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Carrcroft Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Carrcroft Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Carrcroft Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Carrcroft Elementary 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 Carrcroft Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#117 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Carrcroft Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carrcroft Elementary 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Carrcroft Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
48%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
41%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carrcroft Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.600.69
This chart display the diversity score of Carrcroft Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Carrcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carrcroft Elementary 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 NameBrandywine School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carrcroft Elementary School is Mount Pleasant High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springer Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount Pleasant Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Carrcroft Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As part of our on-going coverage of food reform in public schools, we report on the growing, nationwide trend by school districts to get sugary drinks out of schools – as well as the most recent evidence linking these beverages to a host of health issues.
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.