Ennis (Howard T.) School

20346 Ennis Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
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Bottom 50%
Serving 232 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Ennis (Howard T.) School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : <50% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ennis (Howard T.) School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Ennis (Howard T.) School's student population of 232 students has grown by 73% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
232 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Ennis (Howard T.) School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ennis (Howard T.) School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
#169 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11-19%
27%
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11-19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
32%
19%
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Black
16%
30%
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White
47%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.66
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<50%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ennis (Howard T.) School's ranking?
Ennis (Howard T.) School is ranked #169 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Ennis (Howard T.) School often compared to?
Ennis (Howard T.) Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sussex Consortium by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ennis (Howard T.) School?
The graduation rate of Ennis (Howard T.) School is 50%, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 80%.
How many students attend Ennis (Howard T.) School?
232 students attend Ennis (Howard T.) School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Ennis (Howard T.) School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ennis (Howard T.) School?
Ennis (Howard T.) School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ennis (Howard T.) School offer ?
Ennis (Howard T.) School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Ennis (Howard T.) School part of?
Ennis (Howard T.) School is part of Indian River School District.

School Reviews

5   7/18/2008
Howard T. ENNIS is an excellent school.They have really helped my daughter.She has came along way sence she has been going to Ennis.They have excellent programs for the disabled.
- Posted by Parent - shana

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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