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For the 2021 school year, there are 36 blue ribbon public schools serving 22,570 students in Delaware.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Delaware are Charter School Of Wilmington, Newark Charter School and Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Delaware blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 53% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Delaware Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Charter School Of Wilmington Charter School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    100 North Dupont Road
    Wilmington, DE 19807
    (302) 651-2727

    971 students
    Year: 2013, 2019
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Newark Charter School Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2001 Patriot Way
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 369-2001

    2,354 students
    Year: 2010, 2016
  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    21150 Airport Road
    Georgetown, DE 19947
    (302) 856-3636

    759 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #44.
    Loss (olive B.) Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    200 Brennan Boulevard
    Bear, DE 19701
    (302) 832-1343

    622 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #55.
    Lake Forest North Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    319 East Main Street
    Felton, DE 19943
    (302) 284-9611

    544 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #66.
    Dover Air Force Base Middle School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3100 Hawthorne Drive
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 674-3284

    111 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #77.
    Lake Forest East Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    124 West Front Street
    Frederica, DE 19946
    (302) 335-5261

    306 students
    Year: 2006, 2015
  • Rank: #88.
    Cedar Lane Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1259 Cedar Lane Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302) 378-5045

    768 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #99.
    Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    910 Shields Avenue
    Lewes, DE 19958
    (302) 645-7748

    529 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1010.
    Allen Frear Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    238 Sorghum Mill Road
    Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
    (302) 697-3279

    734 students
    Year: 2013, 2020
  • Rank: #1111.
    West Park Place Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    193 West Park Place
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 454-2290

    346 students
    Year: 2011, 2019
  • Rank: #1212.
    East Millsboro Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    29346 Iron Branch Road
    Millsboro, DE 19966
    (302) 934-3222

    854 students
    Year: 2008, 2017
  • Rank: #1313.
    Long Neck Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    26064 School Lane
    Millsboro, DE 19966
    (302) 945-6200

    800 students
    Year: 2005, 2011
  • Rank: #1414.
    Seaford Central Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Delaware Place
    Seaford, DE 19973
    (302) 629-4587

    432 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #1515.
    Lancashire Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2000 Naamans Road
    Wilmington, DE 19810
    (302) 475-3990

    520 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Booker T. Washington Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    901 Forest Street
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1900

    299 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    14 Forge Road
    Newark, DE 19711
    (302) 454-2180

    317 students
    Year: 2007, 2020
  • Rank: #1818.
    W. B. Simpson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5 Old North Road
    Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
    (302) 697-3207

    615 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1919.
    Lake Forest South Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    301 Dorman Street
    Harrington, DE 19952
    (302) 398-8011

    479 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2020.
    Selbyville Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    80 Bethany Rd.
    Selbyville, DE 19975
    (302) 436-1020

    733 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2121.
    Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3874 Upper King Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 697-3205

    441 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #2222.
    Delaware Military Academy Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    112 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302) 998-0745

    582 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #2323.
    Sussex Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    17099 County Seat Highway
    Georgetown, DE 19947
    (302) 856-0961

    1,248 student
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #2424.
    Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    800 North Brownleaf Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2464

    547 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2525.
    Frederick Douglass Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Swain Road
    Seaford, DE 19973
    (302) 628-4413

    482 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2626.
    Clayton (john M.) Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    252 Clayton Ave
    Frankford, DE 19945
    (302) 732-3808

    595 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2727.
    Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    41 Bethany Road
    Selbyville, DE 19975
    (302) 436-1040

    352 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #2828.
    Ross (lulu M.) Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    310 Lovers Lane
    Milford, DE 19963
    (302) 422-1640

    490 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #2929.
    Marbrook Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2101 Centerville Road
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302) 992-5555

    426 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Cape Henlopen High School Math: 36% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1250 Kings Highway
    Lewes, DE 19958
    (302) 645-7711

    1,454 student
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Fairview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    700 Walker Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1645

    293 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3232.
    Academy Of Dover Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    104 Saulsbury Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 674-0684

    270 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #3333.
    North Georgetown Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    664 North Bedford Street
    Georgetown, DE 19947
    (302) 855-2430

    805 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3434.
    Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    908 Janice Drive
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2145

    394 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #3535.
    Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    27 Landers Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4074

    487 students
    Year: 2012
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