East Millsboro Elementary School
 Date updated - Summer 2014
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District: Indian River School District Telephone: (302) 934-3222
Address: 29346 Iron Branch Road, Millsboro DE 19966 Web: East Millsboro Elementary School Page
Principal: Kelly Dorman
AYP: Met
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2012-132013-14
Pre-Kindergarten139
Kindergarten105129
Grade 1137108
Grade 2125128
Grade 3115121
Grade 493116
Grade 513594
Total723705


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School Promotion by Grade

2012-13
Pre-Kindergarten92.3%
Kindergarten98.1%
Grade 194.9%
Grade 2100.0%
Grade 3100.0%
Grade 4100.0%
Grade 5100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2012-132013-14
African American17.4%17.7%
American Indian2.2%1.6%
Asian2.1%1.4%
Hispanic/Latino17.6%17.0%
White55.3%55.6%
Multi-Racial5.4%6.7%


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Other Student Characteristics

2012-132013-14
English Language Learner7.5%6.5%
Low Income68.2%46.0%
Special Education6.6%4.5%
Enrolled for Full Year95.1%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2013-14
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment4


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2013-14)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2012-13)

$11,963

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District Sources of Revenue (2012-13)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2012-13)




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Exemplary Programs
At East Millsboro Elementary School we put children first as we work to create a motivating and challenging learning environment. Programs for student achievement are designed to provide instruction for the varied needs and interests of students. ExCEL is an academic enrichment program for gifted students in grade three, four and five that encourages critical and creative thinking. East Millsboro provides small group instructional opportunities in both reading and math. Our mentoring program pairs community members with students who would benefit as well as our Positive Behavior Support Plan provides consistent expectations and rewards across the grade levels. Band and choral opportunities are available for upper elementary students as well as supplemental computerized curriculums in reading and math allow students to advance through individualized software at all grade-levels. At East Millsboro we work hard to reach all students through a variety of instructional strategies.

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Curriculum Highlights
Tightly coordinated instruction, high expectations, and careful planning and monitoring are pathways to student achievement. Using the Common Core Standards, reading expectations are supported by leveled readers, MacMillan McGraw-Hill "Treasures" and a variety of effective instructional strategies. These materials are designed to assist all students to reading success through the mastery of necessary skills and strategies. Five key facets of reading are addressed. They include teaching students to hear, manipulate, and identify the individual sounds needed for reading (Phonemic Awareness). Students learn the relationships between sounds and letters (Phonics) and how to blend sounds to make words. Fluency and Vocabulary are the bridge to Comprehension. Assessment pieces, including the DIBELS and the Smarter Balance Assessment help monitor student progress. The Trail Blazers Math series emphasizes reasoning and problem solving.

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