Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School

200 Brennan Boulevard
Bear, DE 19701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School serves 548 students in grades 1-5.
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School's student population of 548 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 196 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
32%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
19%
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Black
14%
30%
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White
44%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School's ranking?
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School is ranked #5 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School often compared to?
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cedar Lane Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School?
548 students attend Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School?
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School offer ?
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School part of?
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School is part of Appoquinimink School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools / Offices Closed - Spring Break
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Schools Closed / Offices Open
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School: Gr 12
June 05, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School: Gr K-11
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day for Teachers
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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