Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School serves 607 students in grades 3-5.
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School's student population of 607 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the Phillis Wheatley Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Last Day of School K-11, End of Marking Period 4
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
Phillis Wheatley Elementary 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 Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is 0.68, 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 Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#109 out of 204 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education
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