Delmar High School

200 North Eighth Street
Delmar, DE 19940
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 659 students in grades 9-12, Delmar High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in DE)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Delmar High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Delmar High School's student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
659 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Delmar High School ranks within the top 30% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Delmar High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#47 out of 201 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Delmar High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Delmar High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delmar High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Delmar High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Delmar High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
15%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Delmar High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
65%
42%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Delmar High School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Delmar High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delmar High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Delmar High School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Delmar High School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Delmar High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delmar High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Delmar High School's ranking?
Delmar High School is ranked #47 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Delmar High School often compared to?
Delmar High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Indian River High School, Sussex Central High School, Cape Henlopen High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Delmar High School?
The graduation rate of Delmar High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 88%.
How many students attend Delmar High School?
659 students attend Delmar High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Delmar High School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Delmar High School?
Delmar High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Delmar High School offer ?
Delmar High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Delmar High School part of?
Delmar High School is part of Delmar School District.

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School Reviews

5   5/17/2016
I school choice my 2 boys to this school. You cannot find a better group of people and the sense of commitment and responsibility is found everywhere. It's a small school so you get to know the teachers and they know your kids. I have committed to drive (no bus for school choice) 20 minutes at least 2 times daily sometimes 4 and it's worth every drop of gasoline!
- Posted by Parent - dwils

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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