Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School

4050 Wrangle Hill Road
Bear, DE 19701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,092 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is equal to the Delaware state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower 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 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,092 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 22% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School's student population of 1,092 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
1,092 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 201 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School is 0.69, which is less 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)
#103 out of 201 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) 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 2021-22 school year data.
41%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) 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 2021-22 school year data.
22%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
45%
30%
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White
29%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Delaware.
0.69
This chart displays the diversity score of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) 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
34%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilbur (Kathleen H.) 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 Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School's ranking?
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School is ranked #103 out of 201 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% DE state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School?
1,092 students attend Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School?
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School offer ?
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School part of?
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary School is part of Colonial School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,092 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 22% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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