Dupont (h.b.) Middle School

735 Meeting House Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School serves 812 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is equal to the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dupont (h.b.) Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Dupont (h.b.) Middle School's student population of 812 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students812 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Dupont (h.b.) Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dupont (h.b.) Middle School is 0.69, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#96 out of 205 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
18%
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Black
20%
30%
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White
46%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dupont (h.b.) Middle School is Kennett High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kennett Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Star Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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