Forwood Elementary School

Forwood Elementary School serves 450 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Forwood Elementary School operates within the Brandywine School District.

School Overview

The student population of 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 450 students
Forwood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Forwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Forwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Forwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 17:1 15:1
Forwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
10%
4%
Forwood Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Forwood Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
21%
31%
Forwood Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
60%
47%
Forwood Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Forwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
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.
0.59 0.52
Forwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
24%
39%
Forwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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
Forwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Brandywine School District's student population of 10,799 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,128 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,621 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
1
Number of Students Managed 10,799 970
Brandywine   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $8 MM
Brandywine   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $170 MM $9 MM
Brandywine   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,128 $7,010
Brandywine   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,621 $7,367
Brandywine   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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonBrandywine High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 905 students
    1.2 miles
    1400 Foulk Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)479-1600
    1.29-12905
  • Wilmington Lancashire Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 532 students
    1.2 miles
    2000 Naamans Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19810
    (302)475-3990
    1.2KG-5532
  • WilmingtonCarrcroft Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 501 students
    1.4 miles
    503 Crest Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)762-7165
    1.4KG-5501
  • WilmingtonHanby Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 566 students
    1.4 miles
    2523 Berwyn Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19810
    (302)479-2220
    1.4KG-5566
  • WilmingtonSpringer Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    1.7 miles
    2220 Shipley Rd
    WilmingtonDE 19803
    (302)479-1621
    1.76-8855

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