Southern Delaware School Of The Arts

27 Hosier Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts serves 439 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts placed in the top 10% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Southern Delaware School Of The Arts's student population of 439 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Southern Delaware School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 10% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Southern Delaware School Of The Arts is 0.36, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 196 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
19%
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Black
2%
30%
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White
79%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
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 Southern Delaware School Of The Arts's ranking?
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts is ranked #18 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Southern Delaware School Of The Arts often compared to?
Southern Delaware School Of The Artsis often viewed alongside schools like Sussex Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Southern Delaware School Of The Arts?
439 students attend Southern Delaware School Of The Arts.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Southern Delaware School Of The Arts students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southern Delaware School Of The Arts?
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Southern Delaware School Of The Arts offer ?
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Southern Delaware School Of The Arts part of?
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts is part of Indian River School District.

School Reviews

5   11/15/2012
quality, caring teachers. positive learning enviroment.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - stude

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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