50 Gender Road
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Gauger-cobbs Middle School serves 862 students in grades 6-8.
Gauger-cobbs Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gauger-cobbs Middle School's student population of 862 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Gauger-cobbs Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gauger-cobbs Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#158 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
11%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
26%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
18%
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Black
40%
30%
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White
23%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Gauger-cobbs Middle School often compared to?

Gauger-cobbs Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kirk (George V.) Middle School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend Gauger-cobbs Middle School?

862 students attend Gauger-cobbs Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

40% of Gauger-cobbs Middle School students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Gauger-cobbs Middle School?

Gauger-cobbs Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Gauger-cobbs Middle School offer ?

Gauger-cobbs Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Gauger-cobbs Middle School part of?

Gauger-cobbs Middle School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

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Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day/Paraprofessionals Professional Development (Offices Open)
January 27, 2023 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
January 30, 2023 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Parent Conferences (Offices Open)
February 13, 2023 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
March 10, 2023 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day/Paraprofessionals Off (Offices Open)
March 31, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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