Delaware School For The Deaf

630 East Chestnut Hill Road

Newark, DE 19713

Tel: (302)454-2301
  • Delaware School For The Deaf serves 112 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Delaware School For The Deaf operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 112 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 112 students
Delaware School For The Deaf Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Delaware School For The Deaf Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Delaware School For The Deaf Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Delaware School For The Deaf Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 14:1
Delaware School For The Deaf Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Delaware School For The Deaf Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
21%
15%
Delaware School For The Deaf Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
37%
31%
Delaware School For The Deaf Black Students (2008-2015)
White
40%
47%
Delaware School For The Deaf White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Delaware School For The Deaf Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Delaware School For The Deaf Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Delaware School For The Deaf All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.52
Delaware School For The Deaf Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
37%
Delaware School For The Deaf Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Delaware School For The Deaf Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

  • Christina School District's student population of 16,244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,700 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,432 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
1
Number of Students Managed 16,244 933
Christina School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $289 MM $10 MM
Christina School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $317 MM $10 MM
Christina School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,700 $10,798
Christina School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,432 $10,466
Christina School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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