Seaford Middle School

500 East Stein Highway
Seaford, DE 19973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 828 students in grades 6-8, Seaford Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 828 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Seaford Middle School's student population of 828 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Seaford Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Seaford Middle 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
#130 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
27%
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36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
25%
19%
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Black
37%
30%
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White
30%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seaford Middle School's ranking?
Seaford Middle School is ranked #130 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Seaford Middle School often compared to?
Seaford Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Laurel Middle School, Woodbridge Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Seaford Middle School?
828 students attend Seaford Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Seaford Middle School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Seaford Middle School?
Seaford Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Seaford Middle School offer ?
Seaford Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Seaford Middle School part of?
Seaford Middle School is part of Seaford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 828 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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