New Castle School (colonial Ilc) (Closed 2014)

The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤10% (which was lower than the Delaware state average of 70%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 11-19% (which was lower than the Delaware state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students (08-09)144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (08-09)7 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
≤10%
70%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
11-19%
73%
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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American Indian (08-09)
n/a
n/a
Asian (08-09)
1%
4%
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Hispanic (08-09)
19%
11%
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Black (08-09)
46%
33%
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White (08-09)
34%
52%
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Hawaiian (08-09)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (08-09)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch (08-09)
37%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Castle School (colonial Ilc) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Castle School (colonial Ilc) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColonial School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Castle School (colonial Ilc) is Penn (william) High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charter School Of New Castle (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Castle Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle New Castle Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 586 students
    0.1 miles
    903 Delaware Street
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2880
    0.1 K-5 586
  • New Castle Charter School Of New Castle Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 751 students
    0.2 miles
    170 Lukens Drive
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 324-8901
    0.2 K-8 751
  • New Castle Downie (carrie) Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
    0.3 miles
    1201 Delaware Street
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2926
    0.3 K-5 408
  • New Castle Penn (william) High School Math: 13% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,070 students
    0.8 miles
    713 East Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2800
    0.8 9-12 2,070
  • New Castle The Wallace Wallin School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 114 students
    1.0 miles
    701 East Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2952
    1 PK-12 114
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