Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School

  • Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School serves 394 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School's student population of 394 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 209 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcvey (joseph M.) Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#134 out of 209 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
17%
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Black
35%
30%
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White
30%
44%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.740.69
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChristina School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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