Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School

3874 Upper King Road
Dover, DE 19904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 410 students in grades 1-5, Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary 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 26% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 29%). 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 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School's student population of 410 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (DE)
#124 out of 201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
29%
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33%
42%
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10-14%
21%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
36%
30%
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White
41%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School's ranking?
Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School is ranked #124 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School?
410 students attend Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School students are White, 36% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School?
Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School offer ?
Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School part of?
Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School is part of Caesar Rodney School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Schools Closed / Teachers In-Service
August 21, 2024 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Teachers In-Service
August 26, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed (District Office Open)
August 30, 2024 (Friday)
Schools Closed Labor Day (District Office Closed)
September 02, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Teacher In-Service
September 10, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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