Phillis Wheatley Elementary School



Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 221
4 200
5 229
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bridgeville, DE in the Woodbridge School District. It enrolls 650 students in grades 1st through 12th. Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is the 23rd largest public school in Delaware and the 10,497th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 650
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,497th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 23rd out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 15th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 11th out of 126

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Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 335
(52%)
963
(53%)
 Female 315
(48%)
847
(47%)

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 298
(46%)
855
(47%)
 Black 155
(24%)
454
(25%)
 Hispanic 155
(24%)
417
(23%)
 Two or More 36
(6%)
69
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
11
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Phillis Wheatley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 340
(52%)
945
(52%)
 Not Eligible 310
(48%)
865
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Phillis Wheatley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.2%. 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.

Compare Phillis Wheatley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.2%
 
This School 52.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
Bridgeville, DE
Public 03 - 05 650 12:1  
Woodbridge Middle School
Bridgeville, DE
Public 06 - 08 566 12:1 1 miles
Woodbridge Early Childhood Education Center
Greenwood, DE
Public PK - 02 594 54:1 4 miles
Greenwood Mennonite School
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Private PK - 12 204 11:1 5 miles
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Public PK - 05 435 17.4:1 6 miles
Seaford Central Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 440 15.2:1 7 miles
Seaford Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 762 13.6:1 8 miles
West Seaford Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 474 15.8:1 8 miles
Blades Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 549 17.7:1 9 miles
Federalsburg Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 475 13.2:1 11 miles
Ennis (howard T.) School
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Public PK - 12 134 5:1 12 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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