Top 10 Best Delaware Public Schools (2022)

Delaware is the #51 largest school system in the United States, serving 135,248 students across the 225 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Delaware is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 52%.
The top ranked public schools in Delaware are Charter School Of Wilmington, Newark Charter School and North Star Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 56% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(DE) School Average
Asian
4%
Hispanic
18%
Black
30%
White
44%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Delaware (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Charter School Of Wilmington
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
100 North Dupont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 651-2727
Rank: #22.
Newark Charter School
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
2001 Patriot Way
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 369-2001
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
North Star Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 234-7200
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-12
21150 Airport Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-3636
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Loss (olive B.) Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-5
200 Brennan Boulevard
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 832-1343
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
27 Hosier Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
(302) 436-1066
Rank: #77.
Lake Forest North Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
319 East Main Street
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-9611
Rank: #88.
Allen Frear Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 10%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-5
238 Sorghum Mill Road
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 697-3279
Rank: #99.
Lake Forest East Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-4
124 West Front Street
Frederica, DE 19946
(302) 335-5261
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Lord Baltimore Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
120 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
(302) 537-2700

Best Delaware Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
54
30,007
51%
123
76,438
61%
48
28,803
47%

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