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    Gunning Bedford Middle School

    Location Address:
    801 Cox Neck Road New Castle, Delaware 19720 Phone Number: 3028326280
    Mailing Address:
    801 Cox Neck Road New Castle, DE 19720
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name Colonial School District State Agency ID 34
    School Type Regular School State School ID 470
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 10003
    County New Castle Locale Rural
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Not Title I Eligible School
    School Level Middle School School-wide Title I
    School Lowest Grade Offered 06 Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 08 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 324 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 102
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 426 Migrant Students 0
    Total Students 1157 Student Teacher Ratio 18.4
    Gunning Bedford Middle School Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 0 7th Grade Students 402
    Kindergarten Students 0 8th Grade Students 390
    1st Grade Students 0 9th Grade Students 0
    2nd Grade Students 0 10th Grade Students 0
    3rd Grade Students 0 11th Grade Students 0
    4th Grade Students 0 12th Grade Students 0
    5th Grade Students 0 Ungraded Students 0
    6th Grade Students 365 Total Students 1157
    Gunning Bedford Middle School Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 3 0 3
    Asian/Pacific Islander 10 10 20
    Hispanic 35 36 71
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 263 238 501
    White (Non-Hispanic) 303 259 562