Sussex Montessori School

24970 Dairy Lane
Seaford, DE 19973
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 341 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Sussex Montessori School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sussex Montessori School's student population of 341 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Sussex Montessori School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sussex Montessori School is 0.63, 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)
#155 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
11-19%
27%
20-29%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
25%
30%
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White
55%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sussex Montessori School's ranking?
Sussex Montessori School is ranked #155 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Sussex Montessori School often compared to?
Sussex Montessori Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Long Neck Elementary School, Georgetown Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Sussex Montessori School?
341 students attend Sussex Montessori School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Sussex Montessori School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sussex Montessori School?
Sussex Montessori School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sussex Montessori School offer ?
Sussex Montessori School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Sussex Montessori School part of?
Sussex Montessori School is part of Sussex Montessori School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 341 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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