Moore (John Bassett) School

20 West Frazier Street
Smyrna, DE 19977
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 710 students in grades 4-6, Moore (John Bassett) School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 710 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Moore (John Bassett) School's student population of 710 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 58% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
Total Students
710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Moore (John Bassett) School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Moore (John Bassett) 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)
#127 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
27%
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33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
37%
30%
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White
47%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
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 Moore (John Bassett) School's ranking?
Moore (John Bassett) School is ranked #127 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Moore (John Bassett) School often compared to?
Moore (John Bassett) Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clayton Intermediate School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Moore (John Bassett) School?
710 students attend Moore (John Bassett) School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Moore (John Bassett) School students are White, 37% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Moore (John Bassett) School?
Moore (John Bassett) School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Moore (John Bassett) School offer ?
Moore (John Bassett) School offers enrollment in grades 4-6
What school district is Moore (John Bassett) School part of?
Moore (John Bassett) School is part of Smyrna School District.

School Calendar

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Date
School Closed - Professional Learning
May 06, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed - Memorial Day
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed - Professional Learning
June 10, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed - Last Teacher Day
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 710 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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