1235 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Waters (alfred G.) Middle School serves 953 students in grades 6-8.
Waters (alfred G.) Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 69% (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 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Waters (alfred G.) Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Waters (alfred G.) Middle School's student population of 953 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
953 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Waters (alfred G.) Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Waters (alfred G.) Middle School is 0.53, 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
#29 out of 204 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
17%
30%
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White
66%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 953 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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