Seaford Senior High School

399 North Market Street Ext
Seaford, DE 19973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 805 students in grades 9-12, Seaford Senior High 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 805 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Seaford Senior High School's student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
805 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Seaford Senior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Seaford Senior High 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.
This School
State Level (DE)
#170 out of 201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
29%
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25-29%
42%
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10-14%
21%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Seaford Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
19%
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Black
35%
30%
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White
31%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.71
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70-74%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Seaford Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seaford Senior High School's ranking?
Seaford Senior High School is ranked #170 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Seaford Senior High School often compared to?
Seaford Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cape Henlopen High School, Laurel Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
What is the graduation rate of Seaford Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Seaford Senior High School is 70-74%, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 88%.
How many students attend Seaford Senior High School?
805 students attend Seaford Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Seaford Senior High School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Seaford Senior High School?
Seaford Senior High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Seaford Senior High School offer ?
Seaford Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Seaford Senior High School part of?
Seaford Senior High School is part of Seaford School District.

School Reviews

5   2/9/2009
This was 20 years ago, but I got a top notch science, history and math education while I was in high school here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - caten

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 805 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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