Selbyville Middle School

80 Bethany Rd.
Selbyville, DE 19975
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 750 students in grades 6-8, Selbyville Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is equal to the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher 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 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 50% in DE
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 30%)
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Selbyville Middle School's student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
750 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Selbyville Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Selbyville Middle School is 0.58, which is less 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)
#68 out of 201 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Selbyville Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Selbyville Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
51%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Selbyville Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
14%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Selbyville Middle 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
15:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Selbyville Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Selbyville Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
26%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Selbyville Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
10%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Selbyville Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
59%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Selbyville Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Selbyville Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Selbyville Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Delaware.
0.58
This chart displays the diversity score of Selbyville Middle School and the public school average diversity score 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
34%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Selbyville Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Selbyville Middle 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 District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Selbyville Middle School's ranking?
Selbyville Middle School is ranked #68 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Selbyville Middle School often compared to?
Selbyville Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Millsboro Middle School, Georgetown Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Selbyville Middle School?
750 students attend Selbyville Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Selbyville Middle School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Selbyville Middle School?
Selbyville Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Selbyville Middle School offer ?
Selbyville Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Selbyville Middle School part of?
Selbyville Middle School is part of Indian River School District.

School Reviews

5   10/27/2023
It is an amazing school. Nothing could possibly be better. Awesome teachers and great behavior.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Valerie

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 30%)
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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