Top 10 Best Delaware Public Schools (2021)

Delaware is the #51 largest school system in the United States, serving 136,046 students across the 229 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Delaware is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 53%.
The top ranked public schools in Delaware are Charter School Of Wilmington, Newark Charter School and Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 56% (majority 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 Overall Ranked Public Schools in Delaware (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Charter School Of WilmingtonCharter School
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12100 North Dupont Road
    WilmingtonDE 19807
    (302) 651-2727

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Newark Charter SchoolCharter School
    Math: 83% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-122001 Patriot Way
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302) 369-2001

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Sussex Academy Of Arts And SciencesCharter School
    Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-1221150 Airport Road
    GeorgetownDE 19947
    (302) 856-3636

  • Rank: #44.Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-5200 Brennan Boulevard
    BearDE 19701
    (302) 832-1343

  • Rank: #55.Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51340 Little Baltimore Road
    HockessinDE 19707
    (302) 234-7200

  • Rank: #66.Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 1-53100 Hawthorne Drive
    DoverDE 19901
    (302) 674-9080

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-4319 East Main Street
    FeltonDE 19943
    (302) 284-9611

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Southern Delaware School Of The ArtsMagnet School
    Math: 72% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 72% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-827 Hosier Street
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302) 436-1066

  • Rank: #99.Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-83100 Hawthorne Drive
    DoverDE 19901
    (302) 674-3284

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 74% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 10%)Math: 74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5120 Atlantic Avenue
    Ocean ViewDE 19970
    (302) 537-2700

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Top Delaware Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
55 Schools
30,305 Students
51% Minority
124 Schools
76,666 Students
61% Minority
50 Schools
29,075 Students
47% Minority
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