Delmar Elementary School

  • Delmar Elementary School serves 881 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Delmar Elementary School's student population of 881 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students881 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Delmar Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Delmar Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#568 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Delmar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delmar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
15%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Delmar Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
66%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Delmar Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delmar Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.530.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Delmar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delmar Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWicomico County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Delmar has always been a great school. It was over 40 years ago when I was a student there and still is today. My grandson is currently a student there. He is not only excelling in his classes, he''s learning respect and responsibility. Although learning respect and responsibility starts at home, it''s good to know the staff at Delmar carries through at school as well.
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