Silver Lake Elementary School

200 East Cochran Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 578 students in grades 1-5, Silver Lake Elementary 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 30% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (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 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 50% in DE
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Silver Lake Elementary School's student population of 578 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
578 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Silver Lake Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Silver Lake Elementary School is 0.68, 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)
#74 out of 196 schools
(Top 50%)
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30%
27%
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38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Silver Lake Elementary 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
31%
30%
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White
45%
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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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Silver Lake Elementary School's ranking?
Silver Lake Elementary School is ranked #74 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Silver Lake Elementary School often compared to?
Silver Lake Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Brick Mill Elementary School, Bunker Hill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Silver Lake Elementary School?
578 students attend Silver Lake Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Silver Lake Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Silver Lake Elementary School?
Silver Lake Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Silver Lake Elementary School offer ?
Silver Lake Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Silver Lake Elementary School part of?
Silver Lake Elementary School is part of Appoquinimink School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School: Gr 12
June 05, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School: Gr K-11
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day for Teachers
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
Schools Closed / Offices Open
August 30, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of School - Gr 1-9 & KN (last name A-L)
September 03, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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