16391 Harbeson Rd.
Milton, DE 19968
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mariner Middle School serves 600 students in grades 5-8.
Mariner Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher 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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mariner Middle School's student population of 600 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
600 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mariner Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Mariner Middle School is 0.61, 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
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 204 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mariner Middle 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)
60%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mariner Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
19%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mariner Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
56%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mariner Middle 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 600 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Btm 50%)

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