750 East Delaware Avenue
Newark, DE 19711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Newark High School serves 1,131 students in grades 9-12.
Newark High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Newark High School's student population of 1,131 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,131 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Traditional Calendar) - Professional Development (Offices Open)
June 14, 2022 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Traditional Calendar) - Professional Development (Offices Open)
June 15, 2022 (Wednesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Offices Open)
August 26, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Newark High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Newark High School is 0.71, 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#146 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
18%
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Black
36%
30%
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White
33%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
80%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,131 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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