Leach (john G.) School

Leach (john G.) School serves 85 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Leach (john G.) 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Leach (john G.) School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Leach (john G.) School's student population of 85 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Leach (john G.) 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 Leach (john G.) School is 0.69, which is equal to 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
#176 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
38%
30%
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White
37%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Leach (john G.) 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)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Leach (john G.) 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColonial School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Leach (john G.) School is Penn (william) High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Colwyck Center (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle The Colwyck Center
    Grades: PK-5 | 123 students
    0.0 miles
    12 Landers Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4085
    0 PK-5 123
  • New Castle Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 487 students
    0.1 miles
    27 Landers Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4074
    0.1 K-5 487
  • New Castle Castle Hills Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
    0.7 miles
    502 Moores Lane
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2915
    0.7 PK-5 598
  • New Castle Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 762 students
    0.7 miles
    20 Chase Avenue
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 429-4000
    0.7 6-8 762
  • New Castle Wilmington Manor Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
    1.3 miles
    200 East Roosevelt Avenue
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2901
    1.3 K-5 304

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