Frederick Douglass Elementary School

1 Swain Road
Seaford, DE 19973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 419 students in grades 3-5, Frederick Douglass Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Top 30% in DE
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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 419 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Douglass Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#52 out of 201 schools
(Top 30%)
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44%
29%
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48%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
37%
19%
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Black
29%
30%
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White
29%
42%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Frederick Douglass Elementary School's ranking?
Frederick Douglass Elementary School is ranked #52 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Frederick Douglass Elementary School often compared to?
Frederick Douglass Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Blades Elementary School, Seaford Central Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Frederick Douglass Elementary School?
419 students attend Frederick Douglass Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Frederick Douglass Elementary School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Black, 29% of students are White, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Frederick Douglass Elementary School?
Frederick Douglass Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Frederick Douglass Elementary School offer ?
Frederick Douglass Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Frederick Douglass Elementary School part of?
Frederick Douglass Elementary School is part of Seaford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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