Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary

630 East Chestnut Hill Rd

Newark, DE 19713

Tel: (302)454-2301
Grades PK-12
115 students
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary serves 115 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 115 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 115 students
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary 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 15:1
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
22%
15%
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
34%
31%
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Black Students (2008-2014)
White
41%
47%
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary White Students (2008-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 Secondary Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
34%
39%
Delaware School For The Deaf Secondary Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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 Secondary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

Christina School District's student population of 16,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,326 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brennen School (the) (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brennen School (the) (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christina Early Education Center (0 miles away)
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  • NewarkChristina Early Education CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 261 students
    0 miles
    620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2720
    0PK261
  • NewarkBrennen School (the)Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 395 students
    0.2 miles
    144 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2202
    0.2PK-12395
  • NewarkKirk (george V.) Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 795 students
    0.2 miles
    140 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2164
    0.26-8795
  • NewarkSmith (jennie E.) Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    0.2 miles
    142 Brennen Dr
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2174
    0.2PK-5549
  • NewarkChristiana High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 839 students
    0.8 miles
    190 Salem Church Rd
    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)631-2400
    0.89-12839

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