2815 Highlands Lane
Wilmington, DE 19808
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Heritage Elementary School serves 517 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 61% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Heritage Elementary School's student population of 517 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
517 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day for Teachers
June 13, 2022 (Monday)
Schools Closed
August 26, 2022 (Friday)
Grades K-6 and 9: First Day of School
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
Grades 7, 8, and 10-12: First Day of School
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)

School Rankings

Heritage 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 Heritage Elementary School is 0.45, which is less 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
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#57 out of 204 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
8%
30%
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White
72%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.45
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Btm 50%)

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