502 Moores Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Castle Hills Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Castle Hills Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Castle Hills Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Castle Hills Elementary School's student population of 598 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Castle Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Castle Hills Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#128 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
18%
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Black
40%
30%
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White
27%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 598 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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