35 West Main Street
Newark, DE 19702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Jones (albert H.) Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Jones (albert H.) Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Jones (albert H.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Jones (albert H.) Elementary School's student population of 371 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Traditional Calendar) - Professional Development (Offices Open)
June 14, 2022 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Traditional Calendar) - Professional Development (Offices Open)
June 15, 2022 (Wednesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Offices Open)
August 26, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Jones (albert H.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Jones (albert H.) Elementary School is 0.65, 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.
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#78 out of 204 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
21%
18%
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Black
53%
30%
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White
15%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 371 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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