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Source & Methodology

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Colonial School District Details

Colonial School District
318 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720

9,711 Students enrolled in District

14 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Colonial School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Delaware

(10 is best)

Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bedford (gunning) Middle School
801 Cox Neck Road
New Castle, DE, 19720
06-08
Castle Hills Elementary School
502 Moores Lane
New Castle, DE, 19720
PK-05
Downie (carrie) Elementary School
1201 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School
27 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Leach (john G.) School
10 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE, 19720
PK-12
Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School
20 Chase Avenue
New Castle, DE, 19720
06-08
New Castle Elementary School
903 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Penn (william) High School
713 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE, 19720
09-12
Pleasantville Elementary School
16 Pleasant Street
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Read (george) Middle School
314 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE, 19720
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 32.1% 48.0%
Black 44.1% 32.2%
Hispanic 20.5% 15.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.5% 36.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.5% 36.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,308 $81,817,184 59.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $612 $6,026,976 4.3%
Staff $156 $1,536,288 1.1%
General Administration $181 $1,782,488 1.3%
School Administration $1,057 $10,409,336 7.5%
Operation $1,711 $16,849,928 12.1%
Transportation $684 $6,736,032 4.9%
Other $321 $3,161,208 2.3%
Total Support $4,723 $46,512,104 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,058 $10,419,184 7.5%
Total Expenditures $14,089 $138,748,472 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,244 $1,105,035,935 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $634 $84,942,421 4.0%
Staff $264 $35,378,135 1.7%
General Administration $231 $30,925,294 1.5%
School Administration $835 $111,929,572 5.3%
Operation $1,506 $201,890,196 9.5%
Transportation $737 $98,806,638 4.7%
Other $555 $74,457,722 3.5%
Total Support $4,762 $638,322,976 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,775 $372,005,584 17.6%
Total Expenditures $15,782 $2,115,395,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%