North Star Elementary School

1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
North Star Elementary School serves 664 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
North Star Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

North Star Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

North Star Elementary School's student population of 664 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students664 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

North Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of North Star Elementary School is 0.53, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 205 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
24%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
3%
30%
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White
64%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Star Elementary School is Mckean (thomas) High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dupont (h.b.) Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William F. Cooke Junior Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hockessin William F. Cooke Junior Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
    2.4 miles
    2025 Graves Road
    Hockessin, DE 19707
    (302) 552-3789
    2.4 K-5 657
  • Hockessin Dupont (h.b.) Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
    2.5 miles
    735 Meeting House Road
    Hockessin, DE 19707
    (302) 239-3420
    2.5 6-8 812
  • Landenberg Kennett Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,056 student
    2.5 miles
    195 Sunny Dell Rd
    Landenberg, PA 19350
    (610) 268-5800
    2.5 6-8 1,056
  • Wilmington Linden Hill Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 599 students
    2.5 miles
    3415 Skyline Drive
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302) 454-3406
    2.5 K-5 599
  • Wilmington Mckean (thomas) High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 825 students
    2.9 miles
    301 Mckennan's Church Road
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302) 992-5520
    2.9 8-12 825

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