Smyrna School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 5,883 students in Smyrna School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Smyrna School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 53% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Smyrna School District are Clayton Intermediate School, Sunnyside Elementary School and Clayton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Smyrna School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Smyrna School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
8 Schools
228 Schools
# Students
5,883 Students
137,663 Students
# Teachers
395 Teachers
9,785 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Smyrna 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 89% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DE)
Overall District Rank
#16 out of 42 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smyrna   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)
56%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smyrna   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
89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Smyrna   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.70
# American Indian Students
22 Students
565 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
80 Students
5,893 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
483 Students
25,163 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
18%
# Black Students
1,737 Students
41,420 Students
% Black Students
30%
30%
# White Students
3,336 Students
58,063 Students
% White Students
57%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
193 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
220 Students
6,366 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
112
1,965
# Students in K Grade:
362
9,383
# Students in 1st Grade:
397
9,762
# Students in 2nd Grade:
435
9,898
# Students in 3rd Grade:
465
10,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
440
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
468
10,576
# Students in 6th Grade:
499
10,835
# Students in 7th Grade:
537
11,036
# Students in 8th Grade:
491
10,876
# Students in 9th Grade:
469
11,943
# Students in 10th Grade:
433
11,078
# Students in 11th Grade:
400
10,110
# Students in 12th Grade:
375
9,695
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,530 is higher than the state median of $12,451. The school district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,067 is less than the state median of $12,997. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$74 MM
$15 MM
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Spending
$71 MM
$16 MM
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Revenue / Student
$12,530
$12,451
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Smyrna   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
$12,067
$12,997
This chart display average spending per public school student in Smyrna   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 Smyrna School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clayton Intermediate School
Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
86 Sorrento Drive
Clayton, DE 19938
(302) 653-4512
Grades: 5-6
| 495 students
Rank: #22.
Sunnyside Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
123 Rabbit Chase Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8580
Grades: K-4
| 560 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Clayton Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
510 West Main Street
Clayton, DE 19938
(302) 653-8587
Grades: K-4
| 506 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
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-3
| 512 students
Rank: #55.
Smyrna Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8584
Grades: 7-8
| 1,028 students
Rank: #66.
Smyrna Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
121 South School Lane
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8588
Grades: K-3
| 408 students
Rank: #77.
Moore (John Bassett) School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20 West Frazier Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 659-6297
Grades: 4-6
| 697 students
Rank: #88.
Smyrna High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
500 Duck Creek Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 653-8581
Grades: 9-12
| 1,677 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Smyrna School District
  • 82 Monrovia Avenue, Smyrna, DE, 19977
  • (302) 653-8585
  • smyrna.k12.de.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,883 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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