Gateway Lab School

Claimed
2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
23
Grades
3-8
Students
212
Type
Public charter
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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English
15%
State avg: 52%
1/10
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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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
65%
Black
23%
Hispanic
8%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
10 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
209 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
19%
State avg: 11%
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23 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2501 Centerville Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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