400 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE 19968
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of H. O. Brittingham Elementary School is 0.51, which is less 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
#31 out of 196 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
15%
18%
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Black
11%
30%
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White
68%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
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 is H. O. Brittingham Elementary School's ranking?
What schools are H. O. Brittingham Elementary School often compared to?

H. O. Brittingham Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Milton Elementary School by visitors of our site.

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

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend H. O. Brittingham Elementary School?

428 students attend H. O. Brittingham Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of H. O. Brittingham Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of H. O. Brittingham Elementary School?

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does H. O. Brittingham Elementary School offer ?

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is H. O. Brittingham Elementary School part of?

H. O. Brittingham Elementary School is part of Cape Henlopen School District.

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Date
Spring Break - No School
April 07, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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