New Castle Public Schools

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Colonial School District Details

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

9,889 Students enrolled in District

15 Schools in District

15 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
33%
48%
41%
53%
25%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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
KG-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
06-09
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 28.4% 45.5%
Black 45.6% 31.4%
Hispanic 22.8% 18.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 4.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,250 $91,649,000 58.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $680 $6,737,440 4.3%
Staff $151 $1,496,108 1.0%
General Administration $211 $2,090,588 1.3%
School Administration $1,171 $11,602,268 7.4%
Operation $1,644 $16,288,752 10.4%
Transportation $771 $7,639,068 4.9%
Other $268 $2,655,344 1.7%
Total Support $4,896 $48,509,568 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,668 $16,526,544 10.5%
Total Expenditures $15,814 $156,685,112 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,076 $1,256,209,982 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $652 $90,197,471 3.9%
Staff $269 $37,253,172 1.6%
General Administration $229 $31,740,491 1.4%
School Administration $930 $128,678,634 5.5%
Operation $1,556 $215,383,593 9.2%
Transportation $727 $100,562,615 4.3%
Other $621 $85,938,650 3.7%
Total Support $4,983 $689,734,124 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,837 $392,710,381 16.8%
Total Expenditures $16,897 $2,338,643,289 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%