16 Idella Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Richardson Park Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Richardson Park 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 26% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Richardson Park Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
589 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day for Teachers
June 13, 2022 (Monday)
Schools Closed
August 26, 2022 (Friday)
Grades K-6 and 9: First Day of School
August 29, 2022 (Monday)
Grades 7, 8, and 10-12: First Day of School
August 30, 2022 (Tuesday)

School Rankings

Richardson Park 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 Richardson Park Elementary School is 0.60, 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
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#169 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
56%
18%
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Black
23%
30%
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White
19%
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richardson Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richardson Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 50%)

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