Elbert-palmer Elementary School

  • Elbert-palmer Elementary School serves 242 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Elbert-palmer 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 student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Elbert-palmer Elementary School's student population of 242 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elbert-palmer 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 Elbert-palmer Elementary School is 0.35, 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#202 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
17%
18%
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Black
79%
30%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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