First State School

Tel: (302)428-5845
Grades KG-12
21 students
First State School serves 21 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% 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 21 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 21 students
First State School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % First State School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
First State School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade First State School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 15:1
First State School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
American Indian
10%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
First State School Asian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
First State School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
48%
31%
First State School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
34%
47%
First State School White Students (2004-2014)
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.
0.65 0.52
First State School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
52%
39%
First State School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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/a n/a
First State School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

Red Clay Consolidated School District's student population of 16,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,538 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 $14,021 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Red Clay Consolidated School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 16,538 970
Red Clay Consolidated   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $228 MM $8 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $220 MM $9 MM
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,538 $7,010
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,021 $7,367
Red Clay Consolidated   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Moyer (maurice J.) Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy (0.3 miles away)
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