800 North Brownleaf Road
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 62% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School's student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Gallaher (robert S.) Elementary School is 0.77, 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
#51 out of 204 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
18%
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Black
25%
30%
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White
31%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 547 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 1%)

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