Forwood Elementary School

1900 Westminster Drive
Wilmington, DE 19810
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Forwood Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Forwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Forwood Elementary School's student population of 364 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Forwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Forwood 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
#84 out of 205 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
24%
30%
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White
51%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrandywine School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Forwood Elementary School is Brandywine High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springer Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lancashire Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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