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Seaford Central Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 423 students

 

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Posted August 26, 2003

Great School! The balanced calendar approach makes lots of sense. School is now (and has been for over a year) K - 5.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Delaware used the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 3 through 10, in social studies in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The DCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

There are not enough high schools in Delaware for GreatSchools to generate fair Ratings for high schools at this time.

Source: Delaware Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 74% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
75%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
66%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Delaware used the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 3 through 10, in social studies in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The DCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

There are not enough high schools in Delaware for GreatSchools to generate fair Ratings for high schools at this time.

Source: Delaware Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 50% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
49%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Delaware used the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 3 through 10, in social studies in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The DCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

There are not enough high schools in Delaware for GreatSchools to generate fair Ratings for high schools at this time.

Source: Delaware Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students78%
Female81%
Male74%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status71%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Title I78%
Special edn/a
Regular ed83%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English76%

Math

All Students69%
Female64%
Male74%
African American59%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status61%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title I69%
Special edn/a
Regular ed81%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English66%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Delaware used the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 3 through 10, in social studies in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The DCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

There are not enough high schools in Delaware for GreatSchools to generate fair Ratings for high schools at this time.

The different student groups are identified by the Delaware Department of Education. If there are fewer than 15 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Delaware Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students77%
Female74%
Male81%
African American63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status72%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Title I77%
Special edn/a
Regular ed86%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English79%

Math

All Students81%
Female76%
Male86%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status76%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Title I81%
Special edn/a
Regular ed91%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English83%

Social Studies

All Students71%
Female63%
Male81%
African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status63%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Title I71%
Special edn/a
Regular ed78%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Delaware used the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 3 through 10, in social studies in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The DCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

There are not enough high schools in Delaware for GreatSchools to generate fair Ratings for high schools at this time.

The different student groups are identified by the Delaware Department of Education. If there are fewer than 15 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Delaware Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Female88%
Male76%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status71%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Title I82%
Special edn/a
Regular ed87%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English82%

Math

All Students84%
Female79%
Male90%
African American68%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status71%
Not economically disadvantaged>=95%
Title I84%
Special edn/a
Regular ed94%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English84%

Science

All Students65%
Female55%
Male76%
African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Other racen/a
Low socioeconomic status50%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Title I65%
Special edn/a
Regular ed68%
English language learners (ELL)n/a
Proficient in English65%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Delaware used the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) to test students in English language arts and math in grades 3 through 10, in social studies in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The DCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

There are not enough high schools in Delaware for GreatSchools to generate fair Ratings for high schools at this time.

The different student groups are identified by the Delaware Department of Education. If there are fewer than 15 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Delaware Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 54% 50%
Black 38% 32%
Hispanic 5% 12%
Asian 2% 3%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1 Delaware Place
Seaford, DE 19973
Phone: (302) 629-4587

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