142 Brennen Drive
Newark, DE 19713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 51% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Smith (jennie E.) 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 Smith (jennie E.) Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#79 out of 204 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
21%
30%
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White
41%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 10%)

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