Sussex Consortium

  • Sussex Consortium serves 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sussex Consortium placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sussex Consortium's student population of 272 students has grown by 107% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students272 students
This chart display total students of Sussex Consortium by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Sussex Consortium
Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sussex Consortium is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sussex Consortium is 0.40, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#190 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sussex Consortium, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sussex Consortium and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sussex Consortium and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sussex Consortium and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
13%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
76%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sussex Consortium. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.400.69
This chart display the diversity score of Sussex Consortium and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Sussex Consortium and public school graduation rate of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sussex Consortium and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCape Henlopen School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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