Seaford school information

Average Test Scores32%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools719179,221
Total private schools312924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a207,963
The Seaford, DE educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Seaford public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 26% lower than than the Delaware average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Seaford public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 14.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Seaford are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Seaford.
  • 77.7% of people in Seaford have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.8% of people in Seaford have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in Seaford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Seaford

Completed 8th grade77.7%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college42.9%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.8%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.9%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.7%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Seaford (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Delmar, DE1,79252%5%
Federalsburg, MD2,67550%1%
Georgetown, DE6,91748%3%
Hurlock, MD2,09242%15%
Mardela Springs, MD34742%15%
Seaford, DE7,41732%35%

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Middleborough Center, MA7,41568%38%
Baywood, NY7,41519%62%
Cotati, CA7,41529%41%
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Crystal City, TX7,41451%3%
Seaford, DE7,41732%35%
Source: The Seaford, DE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.