Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School

27 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 35% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School's student population of 487 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than 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
#156 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
18%
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Black
48%
30%
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White
16%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColonial School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School is Leach (john G.) School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Colwyck Center (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle The Colwyck Center
    Grades: PK-5 | 123 students
    0.1 miles
    12 Landers Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4085
    0.1 PK-5 123
  • New Castle Leach (john G.) School Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
    0.1 miles
    10 Landers Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4055
    0.1 PK-12 85
  • New Castle Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 762 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Chase Avenue
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4000
    0.6 6-8 762
  • New Castle Castle Hills Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
    0.7 miles
    502 Moores Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2915
    0.7 PK-5 598
  • New Castle Wilmington Manor Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
    1.3 miles
    200 East Roosevelt Avenue
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2901
    1.3 K-5 304

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