Shue-medill Middle School

1500 Capitol Trail
Newark, DE 19711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 864 students in grades 6-8, Shue-medill 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 21% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% 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: 864 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Shue-medill Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Shue-medill Middle School's student population of 864 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
864 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Shue-medill 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 Shue-medill Middle School is 0.72, 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)
#126 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
27%
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30%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
19%
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Black
32%
30%
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White
35%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Shue-medill 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
39%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
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 Shue-medill Middle School's ranking?
Shue-medill Middle School is ranked #126 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Shue-medill Middle School often compared to?
Shue-medill Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gauger-cobbs Middle School, Kirk (George V.) Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Shue-medill Middle School?
864 students attend Shue-medill Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Shue-medill Middle School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shue-medill Middle School?
Shue-medill Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Shue-medill Middle School offer ?
Shue-medill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Shue-medill Middle School part of?
Shue-medill Middle School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

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Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of Preschool & Prekindergarten
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
June 17, 2024 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
June 18, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 864 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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