5 Old North Road
Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
W. B. Simpson Elementary School serves 615 students in grades 1-5.
W. B. Simpson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

W. B. Simpson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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Attribute

School Overview

W. B. Simpson Elementary School's student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
615 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed (Weather Contingency) (12 month workday)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
Memorial Day Schools Closed (District Office Closed)
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of Summer School
June 21, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last Day of Summer School
July 21, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

W. B. Simpson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of W. B. Simpson Elementary School is 0.57, which is less 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
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 204 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
20%
30%
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White
62%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
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: 1-5
  • Students: 615 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Btm 50%)

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