Forwood Elementary School



Forwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 65
1 61
2 71
3 62
4 74
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Brandywine School District. It enrolls 393 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forwood Elementary School is the 91st largest public school in Delaware and the 32,777th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 393
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,777th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 91st out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 81st out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 103rd out of 126

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Forwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(50%)
3,874
(52%)
 Female 196
(50%)
3,646
(48%)

Forwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 222
(56%)
3,550
(47%)
 Black 87
(22%)
2,755
(37%)
 Asian 42
(11%)
504
(7%)
 Hispanic 27
(7%)
468
(6%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
202
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
37
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Forwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 285
(73%)
4,845
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 108
(27%)
2,675
(36%)
 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, Forwood Elementary School is ranked 104th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.5%) is lower than the state average of 41.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Forwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 332
2006 339
2007 346
2008 352
2009 430
2010 425
2011 455
2012 439
2013 450
2014 411
2015 393

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 17
2007 14.1
2008 15.4
2009 15.4
2010 15.2
2011 14.7
2012 15.7
2013 16.7
2014 15.8
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29819277108434
2006 0.28023598820059
2007 0.27456647398844
2008 0.27840909090909
2009 0.26279069767442
2010 0.29176470588235
2011 0.30549450549451
2012 0.30068337129841
2013 0.24888888888889
2014 0.23844282238443
2015 0.27480916030534

Compare Forwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.5%
 
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 393 16.4:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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