Richardson Park Elementary School

16 Idella Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Richardson Park Elementary School serves 528 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 528 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Richardson Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Richardson Park Elementary School's student population of 528 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
528 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Richardson Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Richardson Park Elementary School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#188 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
45%
19%
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Black
21%
30%
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White
28%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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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
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Richardson Park Elementary School's ranking?
Richardson Park Elementary School is ranked #188 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 12% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Richardson Park Elementary School?
528 students attend Richardson Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Richardson Park Elementary School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 21% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Richardson Park Elementary School?
Richardson Park Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Richardson Park Elementary School offer ?
Richardson Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Richardson Park Elementary School part of?
Richardson Park Elementary School is part of Red Clay Consolidated School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Teacher In-service, Schools Closed.
March 08, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break: Schools and Offices Closed
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break: Schools and Offices Closed
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break: Schools Closed, Offices Open
April 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
Teacher In-service, Schools Closed.
April 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 528 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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