27 Hosier Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts serves 469 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts placed in the top 5% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 84% (which is higher 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 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Southern Delaware School Of The Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Southern Delaware School Of The Arts's student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Southern Delaware School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 5% 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 Southern Delaware School Of The Arts is 0.38, 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 204 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
4%
30%
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White
78%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
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 (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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