Wilmington Area Elementary School

  • Wilmington Area Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wilmington Area Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Wilmington Area Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Wilmington Area Elementary School's student population of 387 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilmington Area Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wilmington Area Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#737 out of 2820 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilmington Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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