Sussex Consortium



Sussex Consortium Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sussex Consortium Students by Grade
PK 68
K 9
1 11
2 9
3 17
4 15
5 20
6 19
7 10
8 15
9 8
10 16
11 15
12 37

Sussex Consortium is a public elementary school located in Lewes, DE in the Cape Henlopen School District. It enrolls 269 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sussex Consortium is the 110th largest public school in Delaware and the 43,776th largest nationally. It has 5.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 269
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,776th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 110th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 4th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 14th out of 122

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Sussex Consortium Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 222
(83%)
1,962
(54%)
 Female 47
(17%)
1,704
(46%)

Sussex Consortium Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 201
(75%)
2,406
(66%)
 Black 46
(17%)
541
(15%)
 Hispanic 17
(6%)
489
(13%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
150
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
58
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sussex Consortium Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 138
(51%)
1,728
(47%)
 Not Eligible 116
(43%)
1,835
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
103
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Sussex Consortium is ranked 103rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sussex Consortium students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Sussex Consortium Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 159
2006 168
2007 189
2008 201
2009 189
2010 128
2011 254
2012 269

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.2
2006 4.8
2007 4.5
2008 4.3
2009 3.6
2010 3.8
2011 6.2
2012 5.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30817610062893
2006 0.48809523809524
2007 0.43386243386243
2008 0.49751243781095
2009 0.47089947089947
2010 0.5859375
2011 0.57086614173228
2012 0.56877323420074

Compare Sussex Consortium to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
520.0% 5.2:1
 
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sussex Consortium
Lewes, DE
Public PK - 12 269 5.2:1  
Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
Lewes, DE
Public PK - 05 681 17.5:1 1 miles
Bethel Christian School
Lewes, DE
Private PK - KG 110 2:1 1 miles
Beacon Middle School
Lewes, DE
Public 04 - 08 562 14.4:1 5 miles
Rehoboth Elementary School
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Public PK - 06 570 13.3:1 6 miles
Eagle'S Nest Christian Academy
Milton, DE
Private PK - 08 344 12:1 8 miles
Mariner Middle School
Milton, DE
Public 05 - 08 508 13:1 9 miles
Milton Elementary School
Milton, DE
Public PK - 05 540 13.8:1 9 miles
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
Milton, DE
Public PK - 05 536 13.1:1 10 miles
Long Neck Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 709 16.9:1 11 miles
The Jefferson School
Georgetown, DE
Private PK - 08 91 8:1 13 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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