Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy

  • Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy serves 378 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 39%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 52%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy's student population of 378 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank (14-15)#183 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
80%
30%
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White
3%
44%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.69
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRed Clay Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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