Top 5 Best Kent County Public Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public preschools serving 2,845 students in Kent County, DE. The top ranked public preschools in Kent County, DE are Lake Forest North Elementary School, Hartly Elementary School and North Smyrna Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kent County, DE public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Delaware public pre school average of 49%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average). Pre schools in Kent County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Delaware public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public preschool average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Kent County Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lake Forest North Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
319 East Main Street
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-9611
Grades: PK-4
| 544 students
Rank: #22.
Hartly Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2617 Arthursville Road, 2617 A
Hartly, DE 19953
(302) 492-1870
Grades: PK-4
| 332 students
Rank: #33.
North Smyrna Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
365 North Main Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8589
Grades: PK-6
| 526 students
Rank: #44.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Walker Road
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 672-1645
Grades: PK-4
| 293 students
Rank: #55.
East Dover Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
852 South Little Creek Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 672-1655
Grades: PK-4
| 361 students
Rank: #66.
John S. Charlton School
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
278 Sorghum Mill Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-3103
Grades: PK-12
| 223 students
Delaware Early Childhood Center
Special Education School
100 West Mispillion Street
Harrington, DE 19952
(302) 398-8945
Grades: PK
| 30 students
11 East Walnut, 11 East Walnut
Magnolia, DE 19962
(302) 335-5039
Grades: K
| 536 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kent County, DE

Kent County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
100 West 10th Street Suite 403
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 660-3938
Grades: 10
| n/a students
950 Center Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 734-8500
Grades: K-3
| 125 students
Lake Forest Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
5423 Killens Pond Rd
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-3020
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
401 Federal Street- Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 735-4000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
909 North Church St
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-8134
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Smyrna Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
22 South Main St
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8585
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
101 South Locust Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8580
Grades: PK-K
| 84 students

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