Castle Hills Elementary School



Castle Hills Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Castle Hills Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 111
1 102
2 111
3 117
4 117
5 98
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Castle Hills Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, DE in the Colonial School District. It enrolls 656 students in grades 1st through 12th. Castle Hills Elementary School is the 24th largest public school in Delaware and the 9,795th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 656
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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Castle Hills Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 330
(50%)
3,907
(51%)
 Female 326
(50%)
3,717
(49%)

Castle Hills Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 240
(37%)
3,216
(42%)
 White 226
(34%)
2,520
(33%)
 Hispanic 165
(25%)
1,500
(20%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
218
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
150
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
13
(0%)

Castle Hills Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(71%)
4,261
(56%)
 Not Eligible 140
(21%)
2,926
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(8%)
437
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Castle Hills Elementary School is ranked 11th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Castle Hills Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) is significantly 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.

Castle Hills Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 710
2006 713
2007 771
2008 746
2009 725
2010 729
2011 747
2012 656

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.5
2007 14.3
2008 15.2
2009 15.1
2010 15.2
2011 14.6
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47605633802817
2006 0.58485273492286
2007 0.5408560311284
2008 0.43699731903485
2009 0.72965517241379
2010 0.73251028806584
2011 0.74029451137885
2012 0.78658536585366

Compare Castle Hills Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 656 14.9:1  
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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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