1 Swain Road
Seaford, DE 19973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Frederick Douglass Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Frederick Douglass Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Frederick Douglass Elementary School's student population of 482 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Douglass Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#24 out of 204 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
18%
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Black
35%
30%
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White
32%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 20%)

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