Colwyck Elementary School



Colwyck Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Colwyck Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 50
2 58
3 55
4 50
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Colwyck Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, DE in the Colonial School District. It enrolls 308 students in grades 1st through 12th. Colwyck Elementary School is the 105th largest public school in Delaware and the 40,515th largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,515th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 105th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 19th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 93rd out of 122

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Colwyck Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 159
(52%)
3,907
(51%)
 Female 149
(48%)
3,717
(49%)

Colwyck Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 126
(41%)
3,216
(42%)
 Hispanic 124
(40%)
1,500
(20%)
 White 49
(16%)
2,520
(33%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
150
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
218
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Colwyck Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(78%)
4,261
(56%)
 Not Eligible 66
(21%)
2,926
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
437
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Colwyck Elementary School is ranked 73rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Colwyck Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.6%) 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.

Colwyck Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 475
2006 432
2007 408
2008 383
2009 364
2010 341
2011 321
2012 308

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.4
2007 13.6
2008 12.8
2009 12.6
2010 13.1
2011 12.3
2012 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58947368421053
2006 0.68981481481481
2007 0.73039215686275
2008 0.56396866840731
2009 0.84340659340659
2010 0.79765395894428
2011 0.67601246105919
2012 0.78571428571429

Compare Colwyck Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
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 78.6%
 

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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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