Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School

920 North Van Buren Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 375 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School's student population of 375 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (DE)
#191 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
27%
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6-9%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lewis (William C.) Dual Language 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
58%
19%
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Black
24%
30%
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White
16%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lewis (William C.) Dual Language 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School's ranking?
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School is ranked #191 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School often compared to?
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Highlands Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School?
375 students attend Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 16% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School?
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School offer ?
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School part of?
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School is part of Red Clay Consolidated School District.
In what neighborhood is Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School located?
Lewis (William C.) Dual Language Elementary School is located in the Cool Spring neighborhood of Wilmington, DE.

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Teacher In-Service, Schools Closed
May 03, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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