School Details

Silver Lake Elementary School

200 East Cochran St, Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-5023
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 503 students 16 students/teacher (DE avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

89%
91%
88%
84%
89%
85%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Appoquinimink School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
80%
71%
67%
80%
73%

DE00188

None
79%
86%
78%
90%
90%
81%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Appoquinimink School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

82%
83%
74%
82%
81%
74%
76%
80%
69%

DE00188

None
80%
85%
77%
86%
88%
82%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Appoquinimink School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
86%
77%
80%
79%
71%
61%
69%
50%

DE00188

None
71%
82%
77%
72%
87%
85%
48%
60%
60%

Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP)

In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Appoquinimink School District average
  • Delaware state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Silver Lake Elementary School is a public elementary school in Middletown. 503 students go to Silver Lake Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 35% of the 503 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Silver Lake Elementary School is 16:1. Brick Mill Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 56% 66%
Black, non-Hispanic 31% 24%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    We are impressed with every aspect of our experience here. Both of my children are succeeding academically and socially. So pleased to have a wonderful community feel for our grade school years.

  • (11 months ago)

    Silver Lake is an excellent school with emphasis on PARENT INVOLVEMENT ... it brings the family unit closer together ... !

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Overall score

(based on 7 ratings & reviews)

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