Dupont (h.b.) Middle School

  • Dupont (h.b.) Middle School serves 841 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Dupont (h.b.) Middle School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 841 students
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
10%
4%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
24%
15%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
29%
31%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
47%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Dupont (h.b.) Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.52
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
36%
37%
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Red Clay Consolidated School District's student population of 16,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,621 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,379 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed 16,146 933
Red Clay Consolidated School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $258 MM $10 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $271 MM $10 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,621 $10,798
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,379 $10,466
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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