Dupont (h.b.) Middle School

  • Dupont (h.b.) Middle School serves 812 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is equal to the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%.

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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 45 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students812 students
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers

School Comparison

  • Dupont (h.b.) Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dupont (h.b.) Middle School is 0.68, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#80 out of 200 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
54%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Asian
9%
4%
Hispanic
24%
17%
Black
18%
30%
White
48%
45%
Two or more races
1%
3%
Diversity Score0.680.68
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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