Towne Point Elementary School

629 Buckson Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Towne Point Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Towne Point Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Towne Point Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Towne Point Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Towne Point Elementary School is 0.51, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#170 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
68%
30%
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White
12%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Towne Point Elementary School's ranking?
Towne Point Elementary School is ranked #170 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Towne Point Elementary School often compared to?
Towne Point Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Academy Of Dover Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Towne Point Elementary School?
285 students attend Towne Point Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Towne Point Elementary School students are Black, 12% of students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Towne Point Elementary School?
Towne Point Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Towne Point Elementary School offer ?
Towne Point Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Towne Point Elementary School part of?
Towne Point Elementary School is part of Capital School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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