1801 Milltown Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dickinson (john) High School serves 814 students in grades 6-12.
Dickinson (john) High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Dickinson (john) High School's student population of 814 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
814 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day for Teachers
June 13, 2022 (Monday)
Schools Closed
August 26, 2022 (Friday)
Grades K-6 and 9: First Day of School
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
Grades 7, 8, and 10-12: First Day of School
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)

School Rankings

Dickinson (john) High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dickinson (john) High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#113 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
31%
30%
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White
37%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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