Southern Elementary School

795 Cox Neck Rd, New Castle, DE 19720 | (302) 832-6300
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 902
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 902 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 795 Cox Neck Road, New Castle, DE 19720
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Colonial School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $11,257
  • Graduation Rate: 49.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.1
  • Enrolled Students: 9,991

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 902
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 54.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 469 (52.0%)
  • Females: 433 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (6.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 340 (37.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 394 (43.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southern Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southern Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade16318.1%
2nd Grade14416.0%
3rd Grade12914.3%
4th Grade15817.5%
5th Grade16518.3%
Source: DE Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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