Old State Elementary School

118 South Sixth Street, 118 So
Odessa, DE 19730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Old State Elementary School serves 657 students in grades 1-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 64% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Old State Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Old State Elementary School's student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Old State Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Old State Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#52 out of 205 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
21%
30%
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White
67%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAppoquinimink School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Old State Elementary School is Middletown High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brick Mill Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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