Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School



Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 279
7 269
8 268
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School is a public elementary school located in Camden, DE in the Caesar Rodney School District. It enrolls 816 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 816
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 48

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Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 409
(50%)
2,660
(49%)
 Male 407
(50%)
2,818
(51%)

Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 499
(61%)
3,226
(59%)
 Black 213
(26%)
1,456
(27%)
 Hispanic 51
(6%)
394
(7%)
 Asian 37
(5%)
192
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
183
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
25
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 484
(59%)
2,970
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(37%)
2,227
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
281
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.7%) is lower than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 806
2006 770
2007 725
2008 665
2009 742
2010 781
2011 809
2012 816

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15.4
2007 14.5
2008 13.9
2009 15.5
2010 16.6
2011 16.9
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2468982630273
2006 0.24675324675325
2007 0.26206896551724
2008 0.28270676691729
2009 0.33423180592992
2010 0.36107554417414
2011 0.42645241038319
2012 0.40686274509804

Compare Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.7%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Postlethwait (f. Niel) Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 816 17:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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