First State School

Tel: (302)428-5845
  • First State School serves 22 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • First State School operates within the Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 22 students has grown by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students22 students
First State School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender %First State School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
First State School Total Teachers (2002-2015)
Students by GradeFirst State School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
First State School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2015)
American Indian
4%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
First State School Asian Students (2010-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
15%
First State School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
78%
31%
First State School Black Students (2003-2015)
White
14%
47%
First State School White Students (2003-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFirst State 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.
0.370.66
First State School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
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.
63%
37%
First State School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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
First State School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • Red Clay Consolidated School District's student population of 16,146 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,103 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,602 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
1
Number of Students Managed16,146933
Red Clay Consolidated School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$228 MM$8 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$220 MM$9 MM
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,103$7,010
Red Clay Consolidated School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,602$7,367
Red Clay Consolidated 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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