The Colwyck Center

  • The Colwyck Center serves 123 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 70%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The Colwyck Center 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 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • The Colwyck Center's student population of 123 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 128% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Colwyck Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 203 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Colwyck Center is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank (12-13)#137 out of 203 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Colwyck Center 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Colwyck Center 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The Colwyck Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Colwyck Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
31%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Colwyck Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
31%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Colwyck Center and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Colwyck Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.750.68
This chart display the diversity score of The Colwyck Center and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Colwyck Center 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Colwyck Center 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 NameColonial School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to The Colwyck Center is Leach (john G.) School (0.0 miles away)
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