200 East Cochran Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Silver Lake Elementary School serves 584 students in grades 1-5.
Silver Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 (2023)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Silver Lake Elementary School's student population of 584 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
584 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 is ranked within the top 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#81 out of 204 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
30%
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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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% DE state average).

How many students attend Silver Lake Elementary School?

584 students attend Silver Lake Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Silver Lake Elementary School students are White, 30% of students are Black, 16% 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
Schools / Offices Closed - Spring Break
April 07, 2023 (Friday)
Schools Closed / Offices Open
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day of School: Grades KG-8 (Full Day)
June 15, 2023 (Thursday)
Schools Closed / Offices Open
September 01, 2023 (Friday)
First Day of School: Gr KG-9
September 05, 2023 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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