301 Dorman Street
Harrington, DE 19952
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Forest South Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Lake Forest South Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower 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 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Forest South Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Lake Forest South Elementary School's student population of 388 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Forest South Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lake Forest South Elementary School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#131 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
25%
30%
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White
57%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Forest South Elementary School's ranking?

Lake Forest South Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend Lake Forest South Elementary School?

388 students attend Lake Forest South Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

57% of Lake Forest South Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Forest South Elementary School?

Lake Forest South Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Lake Forest South Elementary School offer ?

Lake Forest South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3

What school district is Lake Forest South Elementary School part of?

Lake Forest South Elementary School is part of Lake Forest School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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