Bedford (Gunning) Middle School

801 Cox Neck Rd, New Castle, DE 19720 | (302) 832-6280
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 947
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 947 middle school students from grades 6-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 801 Cox Neck Road, New Castle, DE 19720
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
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: 947
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 505 (53.3%)
  • Females: 442 (46.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 88 (9.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 269 (28.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 357 (37.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bedford (Gunning) Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bedford (Gunning) Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade33034.8%
7th Grade30031.7%
8th Grade31733.5%
Source: DE Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for Bedford (Gunning) Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 12, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We've had nothing but great experiences with our son at GBMS. The teachers are very hands-on and provide consistent feedback and are proactive with interventions when needed.

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