Delaware School For The Deaf

  • Delaware School For The Deaf serves 110 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Delaware School For The Deaf 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Delaware School For The Deaf places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Delaware School For The Deaf's student population of 110 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students110 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Delaware School For The Deaf is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Delaware School For The Deaf is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Delaware School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
16%
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Black
30%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Delaware School For The Deaf and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Delaware School For The Deaf and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delaware School For The Deaf.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.690.53
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Graduation Rate≥50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware School For The Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Delaware School For The Deaf is Brennen School (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Brennen School (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Brennen School (0.2 miles away)
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