Colonial School District

  • 318 EAST BASIN RD
  • NEW CASTLE, DE 19720
  • (302) 323-2700
3.5
4 School Reviews
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate49.9%72.1%
Dropout Rate8.5%6.0%
Per Pupil Spending$11,257$12,330
Students Per Teacher16.415.1
Number of Schools14-
Number of Students10,465-
Number of (FTE) Teachers640-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment10,46516.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students35
Kindergarten Students908
1st Grade Students936
2nd Grade Students891
3rd Grade Students774
4th Grade Students868
5th Grade Students883
6th Grade Students858
7th Grade Students844
8th Grade Students917
9th Grade Students534
10th Grade Students600
11th Grade Students474
12th Grade Students469
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native30
Asian or Pacific Islander296
Hispanic1,656
Black (Non-Hispanic)4,590
White (Non-Hispanic)3,419
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male5,161
Female4,830

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers64016.4
Prekindergarten Teachers6-
Kindergarten Teachers37-
Elementary Teachers310-
Secondary Teachers287-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides79
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors40
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors28
Elementary10
Secondary18
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians13
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff349
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators27
LEA Administrative Support Staff23
School Administrators33
School Administrative Support Staff32
Student Support Services69
Other Support Services Staff165

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$146,306,000-
Total Local Revenues$45,586,00031.2%
Property Tax$37,428,00025.6%
Other School Systems$3,985,0002.7%
School Lunch$1,494,0001.0%
District Activity Receipts$20,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$1,817,0001.2%
Miscellaneous$842,0000.6%
Total State Revenues$91,439,00062.5%
General Formula Assistance$60,709,00041.5%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$20,212,00013.8%
Transportation Programs$4,614,0003.2%
Other Programs$5,904,0004.0%
Total Federal Revenues$9,281,0006.3%
Through State - Title I$2,454,0001.7%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,712,0001.9%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$125,0000.09%
Through State - Title V, Part A$26,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$264,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,368,0001.6%
Through State - Other$1,332,0000.9%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$117,411,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$74,442,00063.4%
Total Support Services Expenditures$38,008,00032.4%
Student Support$5,237,0003.6%
Instructional Staff Support$2,505,0001.7%
General Administration Support$1,187,0000.8%
School Administration Support$7,479,0005.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,501,0007.2%
Student Transportation Support$5,808,0004.0%
Other Support Services$5,291,0003.6%
Total Other Expenditures$4,961,0004.2%
Food Services$4,961,0003.4%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 49.9%
Total Diploma Count 397
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 19
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122008.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Colonial School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 14
  • Students: 10,465
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 640
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BEDFORD (GUNNING) MIDDLE SCHOOL
801 Cox Neck Rd
New Castle, DE
Public | 6-8
947 20.2

4 out of 5
1 Review
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CASTLE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
502 Moores Ln
New Castle, DE
Public | PK-5
725 15.1

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COLWYCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
12 Landers Ln
New Castle, DE
Public | KG-5
364 12.6

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COMMODORE MACDONOUGH SCHOOL
903 Delaware St
New Castle, DE
Public | PK-12
- -

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DOWNIE (CARRIE) ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1201 Delaware St
New Castle, DE
Public | KG-5
432 15.4

3 out of 5
1 Review
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EISENBERG (HARRY O.) ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
27 Landers Ln
New Castle, DE
Public | KG-5
573 15.1

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
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LEACH (JOHN G.) SCHOOL
10 Landers Ln
New Castle, DE
Public | PK-12
98 6.5

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MCCULLOUGH (CALVIN R. ) MIDDLE SCHOOL
20 Chase Ave
New Castle, DE
Public | 6-8
815 16.3

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PENN (WILLIAM) HIGH SCHOOL
713 East Basin Rd
New Castle, DE
Public | 9-12
2,044 16.0

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PLEASANTVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
16 Pleasant St
New Castle, DE
Public | KG-5
528 14.3

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READ (GEORGE) MIDDLE SCHOOL
314 East Basin Rd
New Castle, DE
Public | 6-8
848 18.8

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SOUTHERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
795 Cox Neck Rd
New Castle, DE
Public | PK-5
902 16.7

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WILMINGTON MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
200 East Roosevelt Ave
New Castle, DE
Public | KG-5
496 16.5

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WRANGLE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4050 Wrangle Hill Rd
Bear, DE
Public | KG-5
1,219 16.7

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