Top 10 Best Public Schools in Delaware (2024)

The top ranked public schools in Delaware are Charter School Of Wilmington, North Star Elementary School and Newark Charter School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Lewes and Middletown.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Delaware is 27%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 42%.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Delaware (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Charter School Of Wilmington
Charter School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 96%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
100 North Dupont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 651-2727
Rank: #22.
North Star Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1340 Little Baltimore Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 234-7200
Rank: #33.
Newark Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 66% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
200 Mcintire Drive
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 369-2001
Rank: #44.
Sussex Academy
Charter School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 57% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
21150 Airport Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-3636
Rank: #55.
Loss (Olive B.) Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: 1-5
200 Brennan Boulevard
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 832-1343
Rank: #66.
Lord Baltimore Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 51% (Top 10%)
Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
120 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
(302) 537-2700
Rank: #77.
Linden Hill Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 52% (Top 5%)
Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
3415 Skyline Drive
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 454-3406
Rank: #88.
West Park Place Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 50-54% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
193 West Park Place
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 454-2290
Rank: #99.
Mot Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 51% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-12
1156 Levels Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 376-5125
Rank: #1010.
Love Creek Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: n/a
19488 John J. Williams Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 703-3456
Rank: #1111.
Lewes Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 58% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-7748
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Calloway (Cab) School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 45% (Top 20%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
100 North Dupont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 651-2700
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Christiana High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 49% (Top 10%)
Reading: 66% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-12
190 Salem Church Road
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 631-2400
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Beacon Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 49% (Top 10%)
Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
19483 John J. Williams Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-6288
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Rehoboth Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
500 Stockley Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-2571
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
William F. Cooke Jr. Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 51% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
2025 Graves Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 235-6600
Rank: #1717.
First State Montessori Academy
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 45-49% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
Null, Null
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 576-1500
Rank: #1818.
Southern Delaware School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 43% (Top 20%)
Reading: 66% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-8
27 Hosier Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
(302) 436-1066
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Appoquinimink High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 40% (Top 20%)
Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1080 Bunker Hill Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-3840
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Waters (Alfred G.) Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 47% (Top 20%)
Reading: 61% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
1235 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 449-3490
Rank: #2121.
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-3284
Rank: #2222.
Cedar Lane Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 47% (Top 20%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 1-5
1259 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5045
Rank: #2323.
Middletown High School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 41% (Top 20%)
Reading: 61% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
120 Silver Lake Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 376-4141
Rank: #2424.
Milton Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 45-49% (Top 20%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
512 Federal Street
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-2516
Rank: #2525.
Conrad Schools Of Science
Magnet School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 41% (Top 20%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-12
201 Jackson Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19804
(302) 992-5545
Rank: #2626.
Marshall (Thurgood) Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 42% (Top 20%)
Reading: 52% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
101 Barrett Run Road
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-4700
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
First State School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: <50% (Top 10%)
Reading: <50% (Top 30%)
Grades: 3-11
501 West 14th Street
Wilmington, DE 19899
(302) 320-5848
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Kent County Secondary Ilc
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: <50% (Top 10%)
Reading: <50% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-12
631 Ridgley Street- Suite 19
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 736-5355
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Pyle (Sarah) Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: <50% (Top 10%)
Reading: <50% (Top 30%)
Grades: n/a
501 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-4158
Rank: #3030.
Lake Forest East Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-54% (Top 5%)
Reading: 45-49% (Top 30%)
Grades: K-3
124 West Front Street
Frederica, DE 19946
(302) 335-5261
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 20%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
402 Mulberry Street
Milton, DE 19968
(302) 684-8522
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Major George S. Welch Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 20%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-5
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-9080
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Dupont (Pierre S.) Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40% (Top 20%)
Reading: 50% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
701 West 34th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 762-7146
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Odyssey Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 37% (Top 20%)
Reading: 51% (Top 30%)
Grades: K-12
4409 Lancaster Pike
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 516-8000
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Allen Frear Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35% (Top 30%)
Reading: 55% (Top 20%)
Grades: 1-5
238 Sorghum Mill Road
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
(302) 697-3279
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