Central Middle School serves 1,010 students in grades 7-8.
Central Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 1,010 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 78%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in DE
- Math Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 31% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Central Middle School's student population of 1,010 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Middle School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 196 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Central Middle School's ranking?
Central Middle School is ranked #140 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Central Middle School?
1,010 students attend Central Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Central Middle School students are Black, 22% of students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Middle School?
Central Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central Middle School offer ?
Central Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Central Middle School part of?
Central Middle School is part of Capital School District.
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