Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School

  • Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School serves 915 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School's student population of 915 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students915 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School is 0.63, which is less than 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#70 out of 200 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
47%
30%
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White
38%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrandywine School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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