J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center

11 East Walnut, 11 East Walnut
Magnolia, DE 19962
(School attendance zone shown in map)
J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center serves 521 students in grades Kindergarten. 
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center's student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten
Total Students
521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center is 0.68, 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.
This School
State Level (DE)
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
24%
30%
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White
49%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center?
521 students attend J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center students are White, 24% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center?
J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center offer ?
J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten
What school district is J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center part of?
J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center is part of Caesar Rodney School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Schools Closed / Teachers In-Service
August 21, 2024 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Teachers In-Service
August 26, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed (District Office Open)
August 30, 2024 (Friday)
Schools Closed Labor Day (District Office Closed)
September 02, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Teacher In-Service
September 10, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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