Pleasantville Elementary School

16 Pleasant Street
New Castle, DE 19720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pleasantville Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Pleasantville Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) 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 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Pleasantville Elementary School's student population of 422 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Pleasantville Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Pleasantville Elementary School is 0.67, 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
#145 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
18%
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Black
43%
30%
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White
32%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColonial 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 Pleasantville Elementary School is The Wallace Wallin School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jones (albert H.) Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Jones (albert H.) Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 371 students
    2.0 miles
    35 West Main Street
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302) 454-2131
    2 K-5 371
  • New Castle The Wallace Wallin School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 114 students
    2.0 miles
    701 East Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2952
    2 PK-12 114
  • New Castle Read (george) Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 775 students
    2.1 miles
    314 East Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2760
    2.1 6-8 775
  • New Castle Penn (william) High School Math: 13% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,070 students
    2.2 miles
    713 East Basin Road
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2800
    2.2 9-12 2,070
  • New Castle Downie (carrie) Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
    2.6 miles
    1201 Delaware Street
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 323-2926
    2.6 K-5 408

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