Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School

  • Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School serves 539 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School operates within the Colonial School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students539 students
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeEisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2007)
Hispanic
31%
15%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
45%
31%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
47%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsEisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE 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.
0.670.66
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary 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.
99%
37%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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/an/a
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Colonial School District's student population of 9,711 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,778 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,254 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District NameColonial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
1
Number of Students Managed9,711933
Colonial School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$143 MM$8 MM
Colonial School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$148 MM$9 MM
Colonial School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,778$7,010
Colonial School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,254$7,367
Colonial School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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