Forwood Elementary School

  • Forwood Elementary School serves 411 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% 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 411 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 411 students
Forwood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Forwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Forwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Forwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 16:1 14:1
Forwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
10%
4%
Forwood Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Forwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
23%
31%
Forwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
57%
47%
Forwood Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Forwood Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Forwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Forwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.
0.61 0.52
Forwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
23%
37%
Forwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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/a n/a
Forwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Brandywine School District's student population of 10,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,669 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,334 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 10,739 933
Brandywine School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $180 MM $10 MM
Brandywine School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $166 MM $10 MM
Brandywine School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,669 $10,798
Brandywine School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,334 $10,466
Brandywine School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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