West Seaford Elementary School

  • West Seaford Elementary School serves 415 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • 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.
  • West Seaford 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • West Seaford Elementary School's student population of 415 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Seaford Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 200 schools in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Seaford Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#133 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Seaford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Seaford 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
38%
30%
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White
39%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Seaford Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeaford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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