630 East Chestnut Hill Road
Newark, DE 19713
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Delaware School For The Deaf serves 103 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

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

School Overview

Delaware School For The Deaf's student population of 103 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Offices Open | Professional Development
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Offices Open
August 26, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Teacher Set Up (Offices Open)
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)

School Rankings

Delaware School For The Deaf is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Delaware School For The Deaf is 0.72, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#194 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
18%
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Black
26%
30%
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White
41%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
≥50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Top 1% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 10%)

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