Middletown High School

120 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 1,577 students in grades 9-12, Middletown High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in DE)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 41% (Top 20%)
  • : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Middletown High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Middletown High School's student population of 1,577 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,577 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Middletown High School ranks within the top 20% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Middletown High School is 0.64, 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)
#23 out of 196 schools
(Top 20%)
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41%
27%
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61%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
34%
30%
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White
49%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Middletown High School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
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 Middletown High School's ranking?
Middletown High School is ranked #23 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Middletown High School often compared to?
Middletown High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Appoquinimink High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Middletown High School?
The graduation rate of Middletown High School is 94%, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 80%.
How many students attend Middletown High School?
1,577 students attend Middletown High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Middletown High School students are White, 34% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Middletown High School?
Middletown High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Middletown High School offer ?
Middletown High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Middletown High School part of?
Middletown High School is part of Appoquinimink School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Schools Closed / Offices Open
May 24, 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 12
June 05, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School: Gr K-11
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : 94% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 41% (Top 20%)
  • : 61% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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