511 Sussex Avenue
Seaford, DE 19973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
West Seaford Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

West Seaford Elementary School's student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School and End of Marking Period 4 (Calendar of Events)
June 08, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day of School for Students only in grades Pre-K, KN, 3, 6 and 9 (Calendar of Events)
August 24, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day of School for ALL STUDENTS (Calendar of Events)
August 25, 2022 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break: Schools are Closed (Calendar of Events)
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break: Schools are Closed (Calendar of Events)
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

The diversity score of West Seaford Elementary School is 0.69, which is equal to 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
This School
State Level (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
38%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
43%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
38%
30%
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White
37%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Seaford 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20% in DE)

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