Richey Elementary School

105 East Highland Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Richey Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 47% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Richey 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 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Richey Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Richey 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 Richey Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#121 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Richey Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
13%
30%
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White
46%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richey 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, middle school and elementary school to Richey Elementary School is Conrad Schools Of Science (0.6 miles away)
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