908 Janice Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School serves 332 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School placed in the top 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 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School's student population of 332 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary 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 Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School is 0.73, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#100 out of 204 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
24%
18%
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Black
34%
30%
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White
31%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School?

332 students attend Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

34% of Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School?

Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School offer ?

Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School part of?

Mcvey (Joseph M.) Elementary School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day/Paraprofessionals Professional Development (Offices Open)
January 27, 2023 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
January 30, 2023 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Parent Conferences (Offices Open)
February 13, 2023 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
March 10, 2023 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day/Paraprofessionals Off (Offices Open)
March 31, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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