Appoquinimink School District

313 South Fifth Street
Odessa, DE 19730-4010
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Appoquinimink School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 12,466 students in Appoquinimink School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Appoquinimink School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Delaware public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
21 Schools
231 Schools
# Students
12,466 Students
139,935 Students
# Teachers
802 Teachers
9,975 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Appoquinimink School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 42 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (DE)
#9 out of 42 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Appoquinimink   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Appoquinimink   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of DE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
51%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Appoquinimink   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of DE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30%
21%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Appoquinimink   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of DE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
95%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Appoquinimink   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.67
0.70
# American Indian Students
54 Students
584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,122 Students
5,934 Students
% Asian Students
9%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,053 Students
25,819 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
19%
# Black Students
3,572 Students
42,333 Students
% Black Students
29%
30%
# White Students
6,059 Students
58,238 Students
% White Students
49%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
22 Students
216 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
584 Students
6,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
176
2,040
# Students in K Grade:
857
9,957
# Students in 1st Grade:
864
9,796
# Students in 2nd Grade:
913
9,946
# Students in 3rd Grade:
922
10,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
962
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
962
10,636
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,031
10,763
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,040
11,037
# Students in 8th Grade:
984
11,267
# Students in 9th Grade:
953
13,196
# Students in 10th Grade:
939
11,035
# Students in 11th Grade:
922
10,137
# Students in 12th Grade:
941
9,691
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,505 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,598. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,693 is higher than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$256 MM
$2,882 MM
This chart display total revenue of Appoquinimink   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$246 MM
$2,610 MM
This chart display total spending of Appoquinimink   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,505
$20,598
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Appoquinimink   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,693
$18,652
This chart display average spending per public school student in Appoquinimink   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Appoquinimink School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Brennan Boulevard
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 832-1343
Grades: 1-5
| 548 students
Rank: #22.
Cedar Lane Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1259 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5045
Grades: 1-5
| 552 students
Rank: #33.
Waters (Alfred G.) Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1235 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-3490
Grades: 6-8
| 956 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lorewood Grove Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
820 Mapleton Ave.
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 842-2575
Grades: 1-5
| 777 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Townsend Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
126 Main Street, 126 Main Stre
Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 378-5020
Grades: 1-5
| 433 students
Rank: #66.
Old State Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
580 Tony Marchio Drive
Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 378-6720
Grades: 1-5
| 722 students
Rank: #77.
Appoquinimink High School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1080 Bunker Hill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-3840
Grades: 9-12
| 1,586 students
Rank: #88.
Cantwell Bridge Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 Tony Marchio Drive
Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 376-4128
Grades: 6-8
| 738 students
Rank: #99.
Middletown High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
120 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 376-4141
Grades: 9-12
| 1,577 students
Rank: #1010.
Silver Lake Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 East Cochran Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5023
Grades: 1-5
| 578 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Brick Mill Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
378 Brick Mill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5288
Grades: 1-5
| 393 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bunker Hill Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1070 Bunker Hill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5135
Grades: 1-5
| 620 students
Rank: #1313.
Redding (Louis L.) Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 New Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5030
Grades: 6-8
| 660 students
Rank: #1414.
Meredith (Everett) Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
504 South Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5001
Grades: 6-8
| 701 students
Rank: n/an/a
Appoquinimink Preschool Center
Special Education School
502 South Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 376-4400
Grades: PK
| 112 students
Rank: n/an/a
378 Brick Mill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5288
Grades: K
| 242 students
Rank: n/an/a
1221 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-5873
Grades: K
| 277 students
Rank: n/an/a
313 South Fifth
Odessa, DE 19730
(302) 376-4128
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Odessa High School
570 Tony Marchio Drive
Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 842-2625
Grades: 9-10
| 592 students
Rank: n/an/a
611 Campus Drive
Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 378-6760
Grades: K
| 203 students
Rank: n/an/a
10 Brook Ramble Lane
Townsend, DE 19734
(302) 378-9960
Grades: K
| 199 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Appoquinimink School District?
Appoquinimink School District manages 21 public schools serving 12,466 students.
What is the rank of Appoquinimink School District?
Appoquinimink School District is ranked #9 out of 42 school districts in Delaware (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Delaware school districts for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Appoquinimink School District?
49% of Appoquinimink School District students are White, 29% of students are Black, 9% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Appoquinimink School District?
Appoquinimink School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What is Appoquinimink School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,693 is higher than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 12,466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 95% (Top 50% in DE)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 20%)
  • : 51% (Top 30%)
  • : 30% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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