Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School

14 Forge Road
Newark, DE 19711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 279 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 30% in DE
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School's student population of 279 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
279 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to 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)
#43 out of 196 schools
(Top 30%)
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35-39%
27%
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45-49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
27%
30%
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White
45%
42%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Wilson (Etta J.) 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
59%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School's ranking?
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School is ranked #43 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Delaware.
What schools are Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School often compared to?
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like West Park Place Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School?
279 students attend Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School?
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School offer ?
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School part of?
Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School is part of Christina School District.

School Calendar

View the Wilson (Etta J.) Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

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: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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