Richey Elementary School
 Date updated - Fall 2017
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District: Red Clay Consolidated School District Telephone: (302) 992-5535
Address: 105 East Highland Avenue, Wilmington DE 19804 Web: Richey Elementary School Page
Principal: Dorothy Johnson
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2015-162016-17
Kindergarten6870
Grade 16474
Grade 28971
Grade 38484
Grade 46888
Grade 56375
Total436462


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Kindergarten94.9%
Grade 197.5%
Grade 2100.0%
Grade 3100.0%
Grade 498.4%
Grade 5100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-162016-17
African American11.0%13.4%
American Indian0.2% 
Asian1.4%1.5%
Hispanic/Latino33.3%33.8%
White49.1%45.5%
Multi-Racial5.0%5.8%


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Other Student Characteristics

2015-162016-17
English Language Learner14.7%19.0%
Low Income43.3%47.6%
Special Education10.6%9.7%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment2


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2016-17)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$13,707

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District Sources of Revenue (2015-16)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2015-16)




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Exemplary Programs
At Richey Elementary School, our programs focus on improving the academic achievement of all students. We encourage all students to do their best. Our school family is committed to educating all children in a developmentally appropriate, child-centered environment. We are pleased to offer the following programs to promote student progress: Literature Based Reading Program, Response to Intervention (RTI), Accelerated Reader, Title I reading, the Math Expressions program, Integrated Technology, and Smithsonian Science.

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Curriculum Highlights
All students receive a minimum of 90 minutes of reading instruction and 75 minutes of math instruction on a daily basis. In addition, all students participate in RTI for a minimum of 90 minutes a week. Science and Social Studies are part of daily study as well. Students receive instruction in art, music, and physical education once a week. Students visit the library weekly to learn library skills, check out books, or work on the computer. Students in grades 3 and 4 will receive 1:1 technology devices to use in school.

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