Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School

101 Barrett Run Road
Newark, DE 19702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 52% (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 81% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School's student population of 570 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
570 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#26 out of 196 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
27%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
37%
30%
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White
19%
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
0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
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 Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School's ranking?
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School is ranked #26 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School?
570 students attend Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School students are Black, 27% of students are Asian, 19% of students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School?
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School offer ?
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School part of?
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Elementary PD / High School Parent Teacher Conferences (Offices Open)
March 08, 2024 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day / Paraprofessionals Professional Development (Offices Open)
March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
PK-12 Schools & Offices Closed - Spring Break
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools & Offices Closed - Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Offices Open) - Spring Break
April 02, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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