Central School (the)

Tel: (302)992-5550
Grades 6-12
159 students
Central School (the) serves 159 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Central School (the) operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Overview

The student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 159 students
Central School (the) Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Central School (the) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Central School (the) Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Central School (the) Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 15:1
Central School (the) Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
31%
15%
Central School (the) Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
46%
31%
Central School (the) Black Students (2002-2014)
White
23%
47%
Central School (the) White Students (2002-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.52
Central School (the) Diversity Score (2002-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
59%
39%
Central School (the) Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Central School (the) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Red Clay Consolidated School District's student population of 16,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,538 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,021 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 16,538 970
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $228 MM $8 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $220 MM $9 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,538 $7,010
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,021 $7,367
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Dickinson (john) High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stanton Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Oak Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • WilmingtonStanton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 686 students
    0.3 miles
    1800 Limestone Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)992-5540
    0.36-8686
  • WilmingtonDickinson (john) High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 765 students
    1.4 miles
    1801 Milltown Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19808
    (302)992-5500
    1.49-12765
  • WilmingtonDelcastle Technical High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 8-12 | 1519 students
    1.6 miles
    1417 Newport Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19804
    (302)995-8100
    1.68-121519
  • NewarkForest Oak Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 532 students
    1.7 miles
    55 South Meadowood Dr
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-3420
    1.7KG-5532
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    Grades: PK-12 | 147 students
    1.7 miles
    55a South Meadowood Dr
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)454-3400
    1.7PK-12147

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