Top 10 Best Sussex County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 29,075 students in Sussex County, DE. Sussex County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
The top ranked public schools in Sussex County, DE are Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences, Southern Delaware School Of The Arts and Lord Baltimore Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sussex County, DE public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Sussex County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Delaware public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Sussex County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
21150 Airport Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-3636
Grades: 6-12
| 759 students
Rank: #22.
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
27 Hosier Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
(302) 436-1066
Grades: K-8
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
Lord Baltimore Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
120 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
(302) 537-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #44.
Rehoboth Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Stockley Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-2571
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #55.
Beacon Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19483 John J. Williams Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-6288
Grades: 4-8
| 645 students
Rank: #66.
Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-7748
Grades: PK-5
| 529 students
Rank: #77.
Love Creek Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19488 John J. Williams Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 703-3456
Grades: K-5
| 619 students
Rank: #88.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Swain Road
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 628-4413
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #99.
East Millsboro Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
29346 Iron Branch Road
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 934-3222
Grades: PK-5
| 854 students
Rank: #1010.
Long Neck Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
26064 School Lane
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 945-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 800 students
Rank: #1111.
Seaford Central Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Delaware Place
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 629-4587
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Georgetown Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 West Market Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-1900
Grades: 6-8
| 750 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Selbyville Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
80 Bethany Rd.
Selbyville, DE 19975
(302) 436-1020
Grades: 6-8
| 733 students
Rank: #1414.
Ross (lulu M.) Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1640
Grades: 2-5
| 490 students
Rank: #1515.
Milton Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
512 Federal Street
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-2516
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1616.
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
41 Bethany Road
Selbyville, DE 19975
(302) 436-1040
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #1717.
Sussex Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 44% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
17099 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-0961
Grades: 9-12
| 1,248 students
Rank: #1818.
Clayton (john M.) Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
252 Clayton Ave
Frankford, DE 19945
(302) 732-3808
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #1919.
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-8522
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #2020.
Mariner Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16391 Harbeson Rd.
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-8516
Grades: 5-8
| 600 students
Rank: #2121.
Millsboro Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
302 East State Street
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 934-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 728 students
Rank: #2222.
Mispillion Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
311 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-5800
Grades: 1-5
| 540 students
Rank: #2323.
Georgetown Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301-a West Market Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-1940
Grades: PK-5
| 778 students
Rank: #2424.
Laurel Intermediate Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1133 S Central Ave
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6110
Grades: 5-8
| 822 students
Rank: #2525.
Delmar Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 North Eighth Street
Delmar, DE 19940
(302) 846-9544
Grades: 5-8
| 673 students
Rank: #2626.
Cape Henlopen High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-7711
Grades: 8-12
| 1,454 students
Rank: #2727.
Indian River High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
29772 Armory Road
Frankford, DE 19945
(302) 732-1500
Grades: 8-12
| 939 students
Rank: #2828.
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
48 Church Street
Bridgeville, DE 19933
(302) 337-3469
Grades: 3-5
| 607 students
Rank: #2929.
North Georgetown Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
664 North Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 855-2430
Grades: PK-5
| 805 students
Rank: #3030.
Delmar High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
200 North Eighth Street
Delmar, DE 19940
(302) 846-9544
Grades: 9-12
| 652 students
Rank: #3131.
Laurel New School Hold
Math: 37% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
801 South Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6110
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #3232.
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
| 790 students
Rank: #3333.
Woodbridge Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
307 Laws Street
Bridgeville, DE 19933
(302) 337-8289
Grades: 6-8
| 626 students
Rank: #3434.
Sussex Central High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
26026 Patriots Way
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 934-3166
Grades: 9-12
| 1,615 students
Rank: #3535.
Woodbridge High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
14712 Woodbridge Road
Greenwood, DE 19950
(302) 232-3333
Grades: 9-12
| 693 students
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Sussex County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
124184 Godwin School Rd
Millsboro, DE 19966
(302) 934-3216
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
801 South Central Ave
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6113
Grades: 5-6
| 306 students
801 South Central Ave
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6110
Grades: 7-8
| 310 students
Milford Ilc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
906 Lakeview Ave
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1600
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
612 Lakeview Ave
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1620
Grades: 5-8
| 651 students
Route 113
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5074
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
815 Central Avenue
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-6196
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students

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