Heritage Elementary School

2815 Highlands Lane
Wilmington, DE 19808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Heritage Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Heritage Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (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 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Heritage Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Heritage Elementary School's student population of 485 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
485 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Heritage Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Heritage Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#45 out of 196 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
9%
30%
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White
69%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heritage Elementary School's ranking?
Heritage Elementary School is ranked #45 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Heritage Elementary School?
485 students attend Heritage Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Heritage Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Heritage Elementary School?
Heritage Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Heritage Elementary School offer ?
Heritage Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Heritage Elementary School part of?
Heritage Elementary School is part of Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Teacher In-service, Schools Closed.
March 08, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break: Schools and Offices Closed
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break: Schools and Offices Closed
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break: Schools Closed, Offices Open
April 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
Teacher In-service, Schools Closed.
April 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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