North Star Elementary School

  • North Star Elementary School serves 683 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • North Star Elementary School's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students683 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of North Star Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Star Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank
2%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of North Star Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
22%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Star Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.480.53
This chart display the diversity score of North Star Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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