50 Hillside Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dupont (alexis I.) High School serves 999 students in grades 9-12.
Dupont (alexis I.) 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 17% (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 31% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Dupont (alexis I.) High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Dupont (alexis I.) High School's student population of 999 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
999 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Memorial Day | School Closed
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
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)

School Rankings

Dupont (alexis I.) 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 Dupont (alexis I.) 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
#165 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
30%
18%
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Black
36%
30%
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White
30%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 999 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 20%)

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