32 Delaware schools fail to meet yearly progress goals

The majority of Delaware schools saw improvement in student achievement, but some did not.

In the 2011/12 school year, 10,000 additional students ended the year with proficient scores in reading than in the previous school year.  Nine thousand more students were proficient in math.  Statewide, there were 181 schools that met the state’s requirement for Adequate Yearly Progress.  Thirty-two schools failed to meet the AYP requirements.

In previous years, the AYP report would also include ratings of schools as either superior, commendable, or under academic watch.  That’s system of ranks has been scrapped as part of an effort to align the state’s accountability system with Delaware’s Race to the Top work.

You can find a full report on how Delaware’s schools performed over the past year on the state Department of Education’s website.  The following schools failed to meet Adequate Yearly Progress:

• John S. Carlton School

• East Dover Elementary 

• Fairview Elementary

• Kent County Community School

• Sussex Consortium

• Seaford Senior High School

• Smyrna High School

• Brandywine High School

• P.S. duPont Middle School

• Talley Middle School

• Warner Elementary School

• A.I. duPont Middle School

• A.I. duPont High School

• The Central School

• Meadowood Program

• Richardson Park Learning Center

• Bancroft Elementary School

• William Oberle Elementary School

• Christiana High School

• Newark High School

• Bayard Middle School

• Gauger-Cobb Middle School

• George V. Kirk Middle School

• The Brennen School

• Calvin R. McCulloguh Middle School

• Woodbridge High School

• Las Americas ASPIRA Academy

• Reach Academy for Girls

• Campus Community School

• Maurice J. Moyer Academy 

•Gateway Lab School

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.