Phillis Wheatley Elementary School

  • Phillis Wheatley Elementary School serves 632 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Phillis Wheatley Elementary School's student population of 632 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students632 students
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Phillis Wheatley Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Phillis Wheatley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#69 out of 200 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Phillis Wheatley 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Phillis Wheatley 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
Hispanic
26%
17%
Black
24%
30%
White
44%
45%
Two or more races
6%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Phillis Wheatley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.680.53
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoodbridge School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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