New Castle Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Colonial School District Details

Colonial School District
318 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE 19720

9,921 Students enrolled in District

15 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Colonial School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Delaware

(10 is best)

Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
32%
47%
39%
52%
25%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bedford (gunning) Middle School
801 Cox Neck Road
New Castle, DE, 19720
06-08
Castle Hills Elementary School
502 Moores Lane
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Downie (carrie) Elementary School
1201 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School
27 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Leach (john G.) School
10 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE, 19720
PK-12
Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School
20 Chase Avenue
New Castle, DE, 19720
06-08
New Castle Elementary School
903 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Penn (william) High School
713 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE, 19720
09-12
Pleasantville Elementary School
16 Pleasant Street
New Castle, DE, 19720
KG-05
Read (george) Middle School
314 East Basin Road
New Castle, DE, 19720
06-08
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 28.0% 44.9%
Black 46.5% 31.3%
Hispanic 22.3% 19.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,462 $92,908,000 60.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $681 $6,688,000 4.4%
Staff $156 $1,534,000 1.0%
General Administration $129 $1,266,000 0.8%
School Administration $1,179 $11,578,000 7.6%
Operation $1,722 $16,913,000 11.1%
Transportation $699 $6,866,000 4.5%
Other $202 $1,983,000 1.3%
Total Support $4,769 $46,828,000 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,347 $13,231,000 8.6%
Total Expenditures $15,579 $152,967,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,133 $1,278,047,000 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $732 $102,455,000 4.4%
Staff $272 $38,111,000 1.6%
General Administration $223 $31,253,000 1.4%
School Administration $929 $129,935,000 5.6%
Operation $1,528 $213,882,000 9.3%
Transportation $749 $104,866,000 4.5%
Other $606 $84,769,000 3.7%
Total Support $5,040 $705,271,000 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,346 $328,301,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $16,520 $2,311,619,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%