Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School

  • Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School serves 393 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School operates within the Brandywine School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 393 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 393 students
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
7%
15%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
88%
31%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
3%
47%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.52
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
37%
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Brandywine School District's student population of 10,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,669 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,334 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District Name Brandywine School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
1
Number of Students Managed 10,739 933
Brandywine School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $180 MM $10 MM
Brandywine School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $166 MM $10 MM
Brandywine School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,669 $10,798
Brandywine School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,334 $10,466
Brandywine School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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