Seaford School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,173 students in Seaford School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Seaford School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 53% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Seaford School District are Frederick Douglass Elementary School, Seaford Central Elementary School and Seaford Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Seaford School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Seaford School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
01 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
6 Schools
228 Schools
# Students
3,173 Students
137,663 Students
# Teachers
231 Teachers
9,785 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Seaford School District, which is ranked within the top 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 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DE)
Overall District Rank
#18 out of 42 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Seaford   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Seaford   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)
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Seaford   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
80-84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Seaford   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.71
0.70
# American Indian Students
4 Students
565 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
23 Students
5,893 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
827 Students
25,163 Students
% Hispanic Students
26%
18%
# Black Students
1,116 Students
41,420 Students
% Black Students
35%
30%
# White Students
991 Students
58,063 Students
% White Students
31%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
193 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
211 Students
6,366 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
21
1,965
# Students in K Grade:
241
9,383
# Students in 1st Grade:
227
9,762
# Students in 2nd Grade:
263
9,898
# Students in 3rd Grade:
247
10,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
261
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
279
10,576
# Students in 6th Grade:
290
10,835
# Students in 7th Grade:
273
11,036
# Students in 8th Grade:
274
10,876
# Students in 9th Grade:
234
11,943
# Students in 10th Grade:
226
11,078
# Students in 11th Grade:
164
10,110
# Students in 12th Grade:
173
9,695
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,190 is higher than the state median of $12,451. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,254 is higher than the state median of $12,997. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$51 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Seaford   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$52 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Seaford   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,190
$12,451
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Seaford   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,254
$12,997
This chart display average spending per public school student in Seaford   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Seaford School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Swain Road
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-4587
Grades: 3-5
| 415 students
Rank: #22.
Seaford Central Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Delaware Place
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-4587
Grades: 3-5
| 393 students
Rank: #33.
Seaford Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 East Stein Highway
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-4587
Grades: 6-8
| 837 students
Rank: #44.
Seaford Senior High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
399 North Market Street Ext
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-4587
Grades: 9-12
| 797 students
Rank: n/an/a
900 South Arch Street
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-4587
Grades: K-2
| 390 students
Rank: n/an/a
511 Sussex Avenue
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 628-4587
Grades: K-2
| 341 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Seaford School District
  • 390 North Market Street Extend, Seaford, DE, 19973-2612
  • (302) 629-4587
  • seafordbluejays.org
  • Grades: 01 - 12
  • Students: 3,173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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