This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
10/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
96%
State avg: 52%
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Math
74%
State avg: 39%
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Science
93%
State avg: 46%
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College readiness
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AP course participation
0%
State avg: 15%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 56%
8/10
Academic progress
How much did this school help its students improve from one year to the next? This rating compares schools with similar proficiency levels to measure student progress over time.

A promising sign:

Students at this school are making more academic progress from one grade to the next compared to students at other schools in the state.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school’s continued success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
78%
Hispanic
9%
Asian
4%
Black
3%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
416 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 89%
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16 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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1 5
Neighborhood
21150 Airport Road
Georgetown, DE 19947
Dr. Patricia S. Oliphant - Principal
(302) 856-3376
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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