10 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

School Overview

Leach (john G.) School's student population of 85 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Leach (john G.) School is ranked within the bottom 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 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#172 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
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)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 85 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 30%)

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