1015 Church Road
Newark, DE 19702
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Leasure (may B.) Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Leasure (may B.) Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 40% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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).

School Overview

Leasure (may B.) Elementary School's student population of 447 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
447 students
This chart display total students of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Leasure (may B.) Elementary 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 Leasure (may B.) Elementary School is 0.54, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#119 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
65%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Leasure (may B.) Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.54
This chart display the diversity score of Leasure (may B.) Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Leasure (may B.) Elementary 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)
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Leasure (may B.) Elementary 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Leasure (may B.) Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Technology in Public Schools
Technology in Public Schools
Learn how technology is being implemented and funded in public schools.
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
Gender Identity Becomes Controversial Issue in Boston Public Schools
We report on a new policy in Massachusetts that impacts one of the largest school districts in the country, as well as the rest of the state. The gender identity policy strives to ensure all students are treated equally, but it is not without plenty of concern by opponents.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Btm 50%)

Quick Links