Middletown High School in Middletown, DE - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    8-12
  • Students
    1,281
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    198 3.6
  • Ranking

Middletown High School is a public school in Middletown, Delaware. It has 1,281 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 198 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

120 Silver Lake Rd
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 376-4141

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 198 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are a lot of extracurricular activity options. One of my personal favorites is marching band because of the opportunities for field trips, the numerous competitions, and the community and team-building spirit.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Academics: Workload varies between the different classes but overall, the workload is usually appropriate for the subject matter of the class. I would prefer if there were more dual enrollment options.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: There are many different teaching styles but it is apparent that teachers are hired with much thought and are trained to be the best they can be.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I have no concerns when it comes to my physical health at this school.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: I love the theatre side of this school, it's where I spend a lot of my time.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
St. Anne's Episcopal School Private, Religious
3.66 Brick Mill Elementary School Public
4.33 St. Andrew's School Private, Boarding, Religious
3.66 Silver Lake Elementary School Public
3.66 Louis L. Redding Middle School Public
3.66 Everett Meredith Middle School Public
3.66 Old State Elementary School Public
3.66 Cedar Lane Elementary School Public
3.66 Bunker Hill Elementary School Public
3.66 Alfred G. Waters Middle School Public
3.33 Cedar Lane Early Childhood Center Public
3.33 Townsend Early Childhood Center Public
Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Public
3.33 Appoquinimink High School Public
4.00 MOT Charter School Public, Charter
4.00 St. Georges Technical High School Public
3.66 Olive B. Loss Elementary School Public
3.00 Gunning Bedford Middle School Public
3.00 Southern Elementary School Public
3.00 Kathleen H. Wilbur Elementary School Public
Glasgow Chrisian Academy Private, Religious
3.33 Chesapeake City Elementary School Public
3.00 Bohemia Manor Middle School Public
3.00 Bohemia Manor High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Appoquinimink High School 3 mi. 1,539
4.00 St. Georges Technical High School 6 mi. 1,022
3.33 Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School 11 mi. 1,048
2.66 Smyrna High School 11 mi. 1,452
2.33 Glasgow High School 13 mi. 997

Around Middletown High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 51%
Male 48%

Student Diversity

Middletown High School United States Appoquinimink High School Glasgow High School Paul M. Hodgson Vocational Technical High School Smyrna High School St. Georges Technical High School
White 59.0% 51.0% 64.0% 26.0% 48.0% 59.0% 64.0%
African American 29.0% 15.0% 25.0% 49.0% 37.0% 32.0% 25.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 4.0% 19.0% 11.0% 5.0% 7.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 4.0% 3.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.8%
Grade 10 25.1%
Grade 11 23.3%
Grade 12 20.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 55% Yes
  • 34% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 23% Classes like Med Tech, AP Calc, and Art
  • 21% Friends
  • 18% Afterschool activities and and sports
  • 16% Teachers
  • 16% Electives
  • 4% Afterschool Yoga
  • 2% Help with the future

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 36% State Testing gets in the way of class time
  • 32% Administration isn't always helpful
  • 11% The one Math teacher has poor teaching habits.
  • 7% The advisory class isn't helpful
  • 7% Football is the only sport cared about
  • 4% Teachers give too much homework
  • 4% Teachers aren't helpful

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 22 responses

  • 91% Academic and Sport Success
  • 9% Support from staff

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 73% Successful
  • 14% Up-tight
  • 9% Overrated .
  • 5% Homework

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 89% Get involved it's a great way to meet new students
  • 11% Play a sport and stay to yourself .

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.