North Star Elementary School



North Star Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Star Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 114
1 118
2 113
3 123
4 140
5 143
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Star Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hockessin, DE in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. It enrolls 751 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Star Elementary School is the 10th largest public school in Delaware and the 5,615th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 751
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 10th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 100th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 20th out of 122

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North Star Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 386
(51%)
6,722
(50%)
 Male 365
(49%)
6,673
(50%)

North Star Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 548
(73%)
6,144
(46%)
 Asian 147
(20%)
734
(5%)
 Hispanic 26
(3%)
3,459
(26%)
 Black 20
(3%)
2,858
(21%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
173
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

North Star Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 708
(94%)
6,455
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
6,362
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
578
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, North Star Elementary School is ranked 118th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Star Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.7%) is significantly 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.

North Star Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 592
2006 638
2007 716
2008 757
2009 779
2010 772
2011 735
2012 751

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 19.3
2007 19.4
2008 17.2
2009 17.7
2010 17.2
2011 17.5
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.025337837837838
2006 0.021943573667712
2007 0.019553072625698
2008 0.018494055482166
2009 0.03209242618742
2010 0.032383419689119
2011 0.039455782312925
2012 0.057256990679095

Compare North Star Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.7%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Star Elementary School
Hockessin, DE
Public KG - 05 751 16.3:1  
Cacc Montessori School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - KG 86 4:1 1 miles
The Independence School
Newark, DE
Private PK - 08 752 16:1 2 miles
Hockessin Montessori School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 08 143 5:1 2 miles
Sanford School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 12 599 8:1 3 miles
Wilmington Christian School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 12 486 13:1 3 miles
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School
Hockessin, DE
Public 06 - 08 826 15.6:1 3 miles
Linden Hill Elementary School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 05 881 16:1 3 miles
Kennett Ms
Landenberg, PA
Public 06 - 08 1,033 14.7:1 3 miles
Pike Creek Christian School
Newark, DE
Private PK - 08 131 6:1 4 miles
St John the Beloved School
Wilmington, DE
Private PK - 08 618 18:1 4 miles
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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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