Christina School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 30 public schools serving 13,947 students in Christina School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Christina School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Christina School District are West Park Place Elementary School, Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School and Downes (john R.) Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Christina School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Christina School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
30 Schools
228 Schools
# Students
13,947 Students
135,748 Students
# Teachers
1,099 Teachers
9,379 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Christina School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 41 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DE)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 42 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Christina   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Christina   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Christina   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Christina   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.72
0.69
# American Indian Students
23 Students
531 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
790 Students
5,264 Students
% Asian Students
6%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,189 Students
23,678 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
18%
# Black Students
5,389 Students
41,023 Students
% Black Students
39%
30%
# White Students
3,847 Students
59,985 Students
% White Students
27%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
181 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
690 Students
5,086 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
408
1,798
# Students in K Grade:
1,302
9,929
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,270
10,024
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,342
10,311
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,329
10,586
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,366
10,820
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,392
10,733
# Students in 6th Grade:
929
10,486
# Students in 7th Grade:
978
10,346
# Students in 8th Grade:
871
10,206
# Students in 9th Grade:
877
11,718
# Students in 10th Grade:
658
10,402
# Students in 11th Grade:
551
9,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
674
9,005
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,737 is higher than the state median of $12,040. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,038 is higher than the state median of $12,076. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$317 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Christina   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$321 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Christina   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,737
$12,040
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Christina   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,038
$12,076
This chart display average spending per public school student in Christina   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Christina School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Park Place Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
193 West Park Place
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-2290
Grades: K-5
| 346 students
Rank: #22.
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14 Forge Road
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-2180
Grades: K-5
| 317 students
Rank: #33.
Downes (john R.) Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
220 Casho Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-2133
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #44.
Marshall (thurgood) Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 Barrett Run Road
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-4700
Grades: K-5
| 782 students
Rank: #55.
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 North Brownleaf Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2464
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Christiana High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
190 Salem Church Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 631-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 716 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Maclary (r. Elisabeth) Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 St. Regis Drive
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-2142
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #88.
Jones (albert H.) Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
35 West Main Street
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-2131
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #99.
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
142 Brennen Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2174
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #1010.
Keene (william B.) Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Lagrange Avenue
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-2018
Grades: K-5
| 626 students
Rank: #1111.
Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
908 Janice Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2145
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1212.
Leasure (may B.) Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1015 Church Road
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-2103
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Brader (henry M.) Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Four Seasons Parkway
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-5959
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Brookside Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Marrows Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-5454
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #1515.
Douglass School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Prospect Road
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 429-4146
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #1616.
Kirk (george V.) Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Brennen Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 451-7021
Grades: 6-8
| 654 students
Rank: #1717.
Newark High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
750 East Delaware Avenue
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 631-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,131 students
Rank: #1818.
Shue-medill Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Capitol Trail
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-2171
Grades: 6-8
| 774 students
Rank: #1919.
Gauger-cobbs Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Gender Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2358
Grades: 6-8
| 967 students
Rank: #2020.
Oberle (william) Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
500 South Caledonia Way
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 834-5910
Grades: K-5
| 697 students
Rank: #2121.
Sarah Pyle Academy
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
501 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-4158
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Bancroft Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-4102
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Pulaski (casimir) Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Cedar Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 429-4136
Grades: PK-5
| 306 students
Rank: #2424.
Glasgow High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 631-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 752 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Brennen School
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
144 Brennen Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2202
Grades: PK-12
| 433 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Delaware School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
630 East Chestnut Hill Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2301
Grades: PK-12
| 103 students
Rank: #2727.
Bayard Middle School
Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 South Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 429-4118
Grades: 6-8
| 298 students
Rank: #2828.
Elbert-palmer Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1210 Lobdell Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-4188
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Rank: #2929.
Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 North Pine Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-4175
Grades: K-5
| 283 students
Christina Early Education Center
Special Education School
620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 454-2720
Grades: PK
| 313 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 13,947 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72

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