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About This School

Harry W Lockley Kindergarten Center is a public elementary school in New Castle. The principal of Harry W Lockley Kindergarten Center is Mrs Debra DeBlasio. 311 students attend Harry W Lockley Kindergarten Center and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 73% of the 311 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Harry W Lockley Kindergarten Center is 16:1. Croton Pre-Kindergarten Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 68% 71%
Black, non-Hispanic 32% 27%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.5%
Hispanic 0.6% 1%
Multiracial 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.03%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I love Lockley School the teachers and staff are wondeful caring individuals. My son had to repeat kindergarten and was very upset about this but they reassured me things would be fine. His teacher is wonderful and caring. I couldn't ask for a better place to start out school.

  • (3 years ago)

    My son went thru this school and just loved it. He is reading YES reading the little Golden Books and actually knows the words. At the same age when my oldest daughter completed kindergarten after attending a private school she just was not on the same level. The teachers were great he loved school and I completely recommend this program to other parents.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have 2 children one who attended this school 5 yrs ago and one who now attends. My oldest has also since went to JFK (who I am NOT at ALL impressed with) and now attends GW. I have to say when I thought about sending my 1st to Lockley I was not happy..it is in desperate need of improvements...but once my oldest finished her 1st month I had a brand new attitude. Did you ever hear the saying you can't judge a book by it's cover? The teachers are fantastic so very helpful the best communication of all the schools in NC that I have had to deal with thus far and the principal is simply awesome. She is very approachable and down to earth and has a deep concern and passion for the kids there at Lockley. I know my kids are safe & gaining a passion for learning.

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