Shields (richard A.) Elementary School



Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 107
1 138
2 102
3 115
4 115
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shields (richard A.) Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lewes, DE in the Cape Henlopen School District. It enrolls 681 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shields (richard A.) Elementary School is the 20th largest public school in Delaware and the 8,541st largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 681
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,541st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 20th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 116th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 35th out of 122

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Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 360
(53%)
1,704
(46%)
 Male 321
(47%)
1,962
(54%)

Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 484
(71%)
2,406
(66%)
 Black 76
(11%)
541
(15%)
 Hispanic 57
(8%)
489
(13%)
 Two or More 40
(6%)
150
(4%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
58
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 410
(60%)
1,835
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 255
(37%)
1,728
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(2%)
103
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Shields (richard A.) Elementary School is ranked 63rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shields (richard A.) Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) 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.

Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 559
2006 524
2007 521
2008 546
2009 528
2010 596
2011 635
2012 681

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 13.6
2007 13.7
2008 14
2009 13.5
2010 18.1
2011 17.6
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24150268336315
2006 0.27671755725191
2007 0.27831094049904
2008 0.32417582417582
2009 0.38068181818182
2010 0.39093959731544
2011 0.40472440944882
2012 0.39794419970631

Compare Shields (richard A.) Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 681 17.5:1  
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Public PK - 05 536 13.1:1 10 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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