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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 125 public schools in New Castle County, DE, serving 76,666 students.
  • New Castle County, DE public school have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Delaware public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in New Castle County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Delaware public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in New Castle County, DE are Charter School Of Wilmington, Newark Charter School and Loss (olive B.) Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public school average of 56% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware public school average of 15:1.

Top New Castle County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Appoquinimink High School Math: 41% | Reading: 65%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1080 Bunker Hill Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302)449-3840

    Grades: 9-12 | 1652 students
  • Appoquinimink Preschool Center
    502 South Broad Street
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302)376-4400

    Grades: PK | 134 students
  • Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1500 Spruce Avenue
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)992-5560

    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
  • Bancroft Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    700 North Lombard Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302)429-4102

    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
  • Bayard Middle School Math: 3% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 South Dupont Street
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)429-4118

    Grades: 6-8 | 298 students
  • Bedford (gunning) Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    801 Cox Neck Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302)832-6280

    Grades: 6-8 | 1067 students
  • Brader (henry M.) Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    350 Four Seasons Parkway
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302)454-5959

    Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
  • Brandyine Site
    3301 Green St
    Claymont, DE 19703
    (302)792-2757

    Grades: AE | n/a students
  • Brandywine High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1400 Foulk Road
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302)479-1600

    Grades: 9-12 | 720 students
  • Brandywine Springs School Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2916 Duncan Road
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302)636-5681

    Grades: K-8 | 1006 students
  • Brennen School Special Education School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    144 Brennen Drive
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302)454-2202

    Grades: PK-12 | 433 students
  • Brick Mill Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 30%
    378 Brick Mill Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302)378-5288

    Grades: 1-5 | 510 students
  • Brookside Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 Marrows Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302)454-5454

    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
  • Bunker Hill Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1070 Bunker Hill Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302)378-5135

    Grades: 1-5 | 572 students
  • Bush (charles W.) Pre-school Special Education School
    2523 Berwyn Road
    Wilmington, DE 19810
    (302)479-1617

    Grades: PK-K | 185 students
  • Calloway (cab) School Of The Arts Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 82%
    Rank: Top 20%
    100 North Dupont Road
    Wilmington, DE 19807
    (302)651-2700

    Grades: 6-12 | 936 students
  • Carrcroft Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    503 Crest Road
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302)762-7165

    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
  • Castle Hills Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    502 Moores Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302)323-2915

    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
  • Cedar Lane Early Childhood Center
    1221 Cedar Lane Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302)449-5873

    Grades: PK-K | 247 students
  • Cedar Lane Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1259 Cedar Lane Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302)378-5045

    Grades: 1-5 | 768 students
  • Central School Alternative School
    1621 Telegraph Road
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302)992-5550

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Charter School Of New Castle Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    170 Lukens Drive
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302)324-8901

    Grades: K-8 | 751 students
  • Charter School Of Wilmington Charter School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank: Top 1%
    100 North Dupont Road
    Wilmington, DE 19807
    (302)651-2727

    Grades: 9-12 | 971 students
  • Christiana High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    190 Salem Church Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302)631-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 716 students
  • Christina Early Education Center Special Education School
    620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302)454-2720

    Grades: PK | 313 students
  • Claymont Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3401 Green Street
    Claymont, DE 19703
    (302)792-3880

    Grades: K-5 | 833 students
  • The Colwyck Center
    12 Landers Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302)429-4085

    Grades: PK-5 | 123 students
  • Concord High School Math: 40% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2501 Ebright Road
    Wilmington, DE 19810
    (302)475-3951

    Grades: 9-12 | 1182 students
  • Conrad Schools Of Science Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    201 Jackson Avenue
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302)992-5545

    Grades: 6-12 | 1168 students
  • Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    801 North Dupont Highway
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302)322-6050

    Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
  • Delaware Military Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    112 Middleboro Road
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302)998-0745

    Grades: 9-12 | 582 students
  • Delaware School For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    630 East Chestnut Hill Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302)454-2301

    Grades: PK-12 | 103 students
  • Delcastle Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1417 Newport Road
    Wilmington, DE 19804
    (302)995-8100

    Grades: 8-12 | 1544 students
  • Dickinson (john) High School Math: 42% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1801 Milltown Road
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302)992-5500

    Grades: 6-12 | 814 students
  • Douglass School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1800 Prospect Road
    Wilmington, DE 19805
    (302)429-4146

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Show 90 more public schools in New Castle County, DE (out of 125 total schools)
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