Downie (carrie) Elementary School



Downie (carrie) Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Downie (carrie) Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 100
2 105
3 65
4 91
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Downie (carrie) Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, DE in the Colonial School District. It enrolls 524 students in grades 1st through 12th. Downie (carrie) Elementary School is the 55th largest public school in Delaware and the 19,319th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 524
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,319th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 55th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 88th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 64th out of 122

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Downie (carrie) Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 267
(51%)
3,717
(49%)
 Male 257
(49%)
3,907
(51%)

Downie (carrie) Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 193
(37%)
3,216
(42%)
 White 159
(30%)
2,520
(33%)
 Hispanic 140
(27%)
1,500
(20%)
 Two or More 23
(4%)
150
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
218
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Downie (carrie) Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 365
(70%)
4,261
(56%)
 Not Eligible 125
(24%)
2,926
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(6%)
437
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Downie (carrie) Elementary School is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Downie (carrie) Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.1%) is 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.

Downie (carrie) Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 438
2006 442
2007 458
2008 472
2009 432
2010 557
2011 429
2012 524

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.8
2007 15.3
2008 15.2
2009 15.4
2010 19.9
2011 14.3
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40639269406393
2006 0.47058823529412
2007 0.45414847161572
2008 0.44279661016949
2009 0.65277777777778
2010 0.57989228007181
2011 0.75524475524476
2012 0.76145038167939

Compare Downie (carrie) Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Downie (carrie) Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 524 15.9:1  
St Peter Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 215 15:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 263 17:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 433 14.9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 656 14.9:1 2 miles
Colwyck Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 308 11:1 2 miles
Leach (john G.) School
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Public PK - 12 94 5.9:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 537 14.5:1 2 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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