105 East Highland Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Richey Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 43% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
446 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 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

Richey 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#130 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
34%
18%
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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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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
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richey 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 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 30%)

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