12 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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 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% (majority Black).

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School Overview

The Colwyck Center's student population of 123 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of The Colwyck Center is 0.76, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
60-64%
70%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
60-64%
73%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
31%
30%
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White
31%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 123 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76 (Top 5% in DE)

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