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F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2841 South State Street
Camden, DE 19934
Phone
(302) 698-8410
District
CAESAR RODNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
KENT COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
855
Classroom Teachers
50

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Delaware

7

(10 is best)

Better than 61.1% of DE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
47%
45%
57%
52%
37%
38%
47%
45%
57%
52%
37%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
53%
48%
63%
55%
42%
41%
53%
48%
63%
55%
42%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

80 60 40 20 0
62%
46%
67%
53%
57%
38%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
15
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 265 31.0%
Grade 7 302 35.3%
Grade 8 288 33.7%
Total 855 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.4% 57.3% 44.4%
Black 29.0% 28.9% 31.5%
Hispanic 8.4% 9.9% 19.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.8% 3.5% 4.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 49,231 989,948
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 459.7 503
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.5% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.3% 30.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.0% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 18.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 17,250 370,953
Single Parent Households With Children 12.7% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 90.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.1% 32.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.6% 15.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.7% 17.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 13.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.4% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.8% 11.1%
$15,000 or less 7.5% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,059 $72,635,062 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $944 $7,568,992 5.2%
Staff $192 $1,539,456 1.1%
General Administration $153 $1,226,754 0.8%
School Administration $946 $7,585,028 5.2%
Operation $1,045 $8,378,810 5.8%
Transportation $521 $4,177,378 2.9%
Other $874 $7,007,732 4.8%
Total Support $4,676 $37,492,168 25.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,366 $35,006,588 24.1%
Total Expenditures $18,101 $145,133,818 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,741 $1,345,116,814 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $865 $119,478,936 4.8%
Staff $296 $40,879,102 1.6%
General Administration $232 $32,087,829 1.3%
School Administration $1,002 $138,423,766 5.6%
Operation $1,587 $219,211,173 8.8%
Transportation $849 $117,286,158 4.7%
Other $652 $90,065,368 3.6%
Total Support $5,485 $757,452,616 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,781 $384,044,972 15.4%
Total Expenditures $18,007 $2,486,615,348 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%