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97%
  • Charter School Of Wilmington
  • 100 North Dupont Road, Wilmington
  • Charter School of Wilmington
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 972
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
74%
  • Odyssey Charter School
  • 4319 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington
  • Odyssey Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 933
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
69%
  • Brandywine Springs School
  • 2916 Duncan Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 1,105
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
68%
  • Calloway (cab) School Of The Arts
  • 100 North Dupont Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 935
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
65%
  • Lancashire Elementary School
  • 2000 Naamans Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
60%
  • Hanby Elementary School
  • 2523 Berwyn Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 562
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
59%
  • Lombardy Elementary School
  • 412 Foulk Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 540
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
55%
  • Conrad Schools Of Science
  • 201 Jackson Avenue, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 1,215
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
51%
  • Dupont (pierre S.) Middle School
  • 701 West 34th Street, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 951
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
51%
  • Mount Pleasant High School
  • 5201 Washington Street Extensi, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,120
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Springer Middle School
  • 2220 Shipley Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 881
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • First State School
  • 501 West 14th Street, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 22
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
50%
  • Douglass School
  • 1800 Prospect Road, Wilmington
  • Christina School District
  • Grades: 3 - 12 · Students: 73
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 37:1
50%
  • Forwood Elementary School
  • 1900 Westminster Drive, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • First State Montessori Academy
  • 1000 North French Street, Wilmington
  • First State Montessori Academy
  • Grades: 1 - 6 · Students: 230
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
46%
  • Concord High School
  • 2501 Ebright Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,086
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary School
  • 500 Duncan Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 764
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
44%
  • Carrcroft Elementary School
  • 503 Crest Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
43%
  • Kuumba Academy Charter School
  • 1200 North French Street, Wilmington
  • Kuumba Academy Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 424
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
40%
  • Delaware Military Academy
  • 112 Middleboro Road, Wilmington
  • Delaware Military Academy
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
38%
  • Delcastle Technical High School
  • 1417 Newport Road, Wilmington
  • New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,588
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • Talley Middle School
  • 1110 Cypress Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 666
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
34%
  • Howard High School Of Technology
  • 401 East 12th Street, Wilmington
  • New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 940
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
33%
  • Marbrook Elementary School
  • 2101 Centerville Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
32%
  • Brandywine High School
  • 1400 Foulk Road, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 906
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
32%
  • Mote (anna P.) Elementary School
  • 2110 Edwards Avenue, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 577
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Lewis (william C.) Dual Language Elementary School
  • 920 North Van Buren Street, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 470
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
28%
  • Edison (thomas A.) Charter School
  • 2200 North Locust Street, Wilmington
  • Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 745
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • Harlan (david W. ) Elementary School
  • 3601 Jefferson Street, Wilmington
  • Brandywine School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 393
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
26%
  • Pulaski (casimir) Elementary School
  • 1300 Cedar Street, Wilmington
  • Christina School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 425
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
26%
  • Richardson Park Elementary School
  • 16 Idella Avenue, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 479
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
25%
  • Highlands Elementary School
  • 2100 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
25%
  • Dickinson (john) High School
  • 1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 702
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
22%
  • Baltz (austin D.) Elementary School
  • 1500 Spruce Avenue, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
22%
  • East Side Charter School
  • 3000 North Claymont Street, Wilmington
  • East Side Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
20%
  • Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy
  • 100 West 18th Street, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 315
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
16%
  • Mckean (thomas) High School
  • 301 Mckennan's Church Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 796
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
16%
  • Prestige Academy
  • 1121 Thatcher Street, Wilmington
  • Prestige Academy
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 246
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
16%
  • Stanton Middle School
  • 1800 Limestone Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 616
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
12%
  • Gateway Lab School
  • 2501 Centerville Road, Wilmington
  • Gateway Lab School
  • Grades: 3 - 8 · Students: 212
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
12%
  • Elbert-palmer Elementary School
  • 1210 Lobdell Street, Wilmington
  • Christina School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 257
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
12%
  • Warner Elementary School
  • 801 West 18th Street, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 529
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
10%
  • Delaware College Preparatory Academy
  • 510 West 28th Street, Wilmington
  • Delaware College Preparatory Academy
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 190
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
10%
  • Bancroft Elementary School
  • 700 North Lombard Street, Wilmington
  • Christina School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
8%
  • Bayard Middle School
  • 200 South Dupont Street, Wilmington
  • Christina School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
8%
  • Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School
  • 1100 North Pine Street, Wilmington
  • Christina School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 310
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
6%
  • Moyer (maurice J.) Academy
  • 610 East 17th Street, Wilmington
  • Moyer (Maurice J.) Academy
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 208
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
5%
  • Richardson Park Learning Center
  • 99 Middleboro Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 303
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
5%
  • Central School (the)
  • 1621 Telegraph Road, Wilmington
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 108
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
n/a
  • Academia Antonia Alonso
  • 1200 North French Street, Wilmington
  • Academia Antonia Alonso
  • Grades: KG - 1 · Students: 221
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Wilmington school information

IndexWilmingtonDelawareNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools5819179,221
Total private schools5112924,874
Total post-secondary schools9207,963
The Wilmington, DE educational system consists of 58 public schools, 51 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools. Wilmington public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 20% lower than than the Delaware average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wilmington public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.2% have completed high school, 27.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Wilmington

IndexWilmingtonDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school79.2%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.7%1.3%

There are a total of 58 public schools, 51 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Wilmington. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Wilmington, DE schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Wilmington, DE, an average of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Wilmington schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Wilmington, DE schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Star, DE7,56783%68%
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Kennett Square, PA6,13979%60%
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA8,00275%52%
Wilmington, DE71,50235%30%

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Apple Valley, CA71,45531%37%
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Gulfport, MS71,26536%28%
Lafayette, IN71,24967%37%
Wilmington, DE71,50235%30%
Source: The Wilmington, 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.