314 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Read (george) Middle School serves 775 students in grades 6-8.
Read (george) Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than 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).

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Read (george) Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Read (george) Middle School's student population of 775 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Read (george) Middle 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 Read (george) Middle School is 0.69, which is equal to 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
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#148 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
37%
30%
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White
32%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 10%)

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