Richey Elementary School

  • Richey Elementary School serves 462 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richey Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than 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 55%.

School Overview

  • Richey Elementary School's student population of 462 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students462 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Richey Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Richey Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Richey Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 209 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richey Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#113 out of 209 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Richey Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Richey Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
17%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Richey Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Richey Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Richey Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richey Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.660.68
This chart display the diversity score of Richey Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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 Lunchn/an/a
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: 2016-2017 (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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