1 Delaware Place
Seaford, DE 19973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Seaford Central Elementary School serves 393 students in grades 3-5.
Seaford Central Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Seaford Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Seaford Central Elementary School's student population of 393 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
393 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Seaford Central Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Seaford Central Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#37 out of 204 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
36%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
35%
30%
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White
36%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seaford Central Elementary School's ranking?

Seaford Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend Seaford Central Elementary School?

393 students attend Seaford Central Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

36% of Seaford Central Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Black, 20% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Seaford Central Elementary School?

Seaford Central Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Seaford Central Elementary School offer ?

Seaford Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5

What school district is Seaford Central Elementary School part of?

Seaford Central Elementary School is part of Seaford School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 393 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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