First State School is located in Wilmington, DE and is one of 27 schools in Red Clay School District. It is a alt. school that serves 17 students in grades K-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
First State School made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Delaware in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See First State School's test results to learn more about school performance.
First State School
Donna Ford: My son spent a year so far at this school,he is know 9 he loves this school,he started not know how to read or write and know he can't wait until he gets up in the morning,he looks so good since returning to this school
by a Parent
on Jun 5, 2011
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Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, First State School had 18% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Delaware had 48% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Red Clay District Spending
The Red Clay spends $11,834 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 34% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Red Clay District
In 2011, First State School had 9 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Delaware average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.