Seaford Senior High School

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Grades
9-12
Students
734
Type
Public
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Academics
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Science
22%
State avg: 46%
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English
25%
State avg: 52%
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3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
80%
State avg: 84%
Average SAT score
1190
State avg: 1328
SAT participation rate
82%
State avg: 86%
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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White
41%
Black
36%
Hispanic
16%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
366 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
43%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
399 North Market Street
Seaford, DE 19973
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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