Kirk (george V.) Middle School

140 Brennen Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Kirk (george V.) Middle School serves 654 students in grades 6-8.
Kirk (george V.) Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Kirk (george V.) Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Kirk (george V.) Middle School's student population of 654 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Kirk (george V.) Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kirk (george V.) Middle School is 0.72, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#151 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
37%
30%
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White
34%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Kirk (george V.) Middle School is Brennen School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Brennen School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 433 students
    0.0 miles
    144 Brennen Drive
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2202
    0 PK-12 433
  • Newark Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    0.0 miles
    142 Brennen Drive
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2174
    0 PK-5 530
  • Newark Christina Early Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 313 students
    0.2 miles
    620 East Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2720
    0.2 PK 313
  • Newark Delaware School For The Deaf Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 103 students
    0.2 miles
    630 East Chestnut Hill Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-2301
    0.2 PK-12 103
  • Newark Brookside Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    0.9 miles
    800 Marrows Road
    Newark, DE 19713
    (302) 454-5454
    0.9 PK-5 315

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