Richardson Park Elementary School

16 Idella Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Richardson Park Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 2017-18 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 grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Richardson Park 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#180 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
56%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Richardson Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
23%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Richardson Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.69
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Richardson Park Elementary School is Delaware Military Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Conrad Schools Of Science (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richardson Park Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
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