Star Hill Elementary School

594 Voshells Mill/star Hill Ro
Dover, DE 19901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Star Hill Elementary School serves 194 students in grades 1-5.
Star Hill 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% 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: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Star Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Star Hill Elementary School's student population of 194 students has declined by 56% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 63% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
194 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Star Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Star Hill Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#94 out of 196 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
19%
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Black
37%
30%
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White
47%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
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 Star Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Star Hill Elementary School is ranked #94 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Star Hill Elementary School often compared to?
Star Hill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sunnyside Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Star Hill Elementary School?
194 students attend Star Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Star Hill Elementary School students are White, 37% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Star Hill Elementary School?
Star Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Star Hill Elementary School offer ?
Star Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Star Hill Elementary School part of?
Star Hill Elementary School is part of Caesar Rodney School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools closed / Teacher In-Service
March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
Schools Closed/Spring Break (District Offices CLOSED Friday)
March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Spring Break Week / Schools Closed (District Office Open)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Teacher In-Service / Conferences)
April 19, 2024 (Friday)
Schools Closed / Memorial Day (District Offices Closed)
May 27, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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