West Park Place Elementary School

193 West Park Place
Newark, DE 19711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 353 students in grades Kindergarten-5, West Park Place Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 5% in DE
  • : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Park Place Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

West Park Place Elementary School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

West Park Place Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Park Place Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (DE)
#8 out of 196 schools
(Top 5%)
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50-54%
27%
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60-64%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Park Place Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
26%
30%
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White
42%
42%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
0.73
This chart display the diversity score of West Park Place Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Park Place Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Park Place Elementary School's ranking?
West Park Place Elementary School is ranked #8 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are West Park Place Elementary School often compared to?
West Park Place Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Newark Charter School, Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend West Park Place Elementary School?
353 students attend West Park Place Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of West Park Place Elementary School students are White, 26% of students are Black, 15% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Park Place Elementary School?
West Park Place Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Park Place Elementary School offer ?
West Park Place Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is West Park Place Elementary School part of?
West Park Place Elementary School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of Preschool & Prekindergarten
June 11, 2024 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
June 17, 2024 (Monday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development - Trade In Day (Offices Open)
June 18, 2024 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development / Classroom Set Up (Offices Open)
August 26, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 50-54% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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