Christiana High School

190 Salem Church Road
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Christiana High School serves 716 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 49% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Christiana High 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Christiana High School's student population of 716 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

Christiana High 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 Christiana High 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
#118 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
49%
30%
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White
23%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.69
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Graduation Rate
68%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
6%
6%
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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, middle school and elementary school to Christiana High School is Delaware School For The Deaf (0.8 miles away)
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