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 Date updated - Fall 2017
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No district Image found District: Capital School District Telephone: (302) 672-1500
Address: 198 Commerce Way, Dover DE 19904 Web: Capital School District Page
School District Superintendent: Daniel Shelton Title IX Coordinator: Mary Cooke
District Information
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-162016-17
African American51.4%51.4%
American Indian1.2%1.0%
Asian2.6%2.6%
Hawaiian0.3%0.3%
Hispanic/Latino10.1%11.9%
White31.5%29.4%
Multi-Racial2.9%3.4%


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Other Student Characteristics

2015-162016-17
English Language Learner4.2%4.4%
Low Income51.5%52.0%
Special Education18.7%18.8%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A


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Advanced Placement (AP)

2015-16
Advanced Placement Courses18
No. of Students Enrolled365
No. of Exams Taken586
Total No. of Exams Passed155


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment52


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District Drop Out Information

2014-152015-16
DropOut2013-14-Percent2013-14-Count2014-15-Percent2014-15-Count2015-16-Percent2015-16-Count
District2.7%492.6%502.7%52

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Persistently Dangerous School (2016-17)

The school district has no "Persistently Dangerous Schools"

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Student Achievement
11th Grade School Day SAT Reasoning Test (2015-16)

DistrictState
Math453483
Critical Reading472491
Writing00
Total925974
Participation95%95%


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Percentage of Students Meeting State Standards (2016-17)
Graduation Rate - ESEA 4 Year Adjusted

2014-152015-16
StudentAccountability2014-15-ESEA2015-16-ESEA
All Students83.4%80.7%
American Indian50.0%100.0%
African American85.9%81.4%
Asian American100.0%100.0%
Hawaiian 100.0%
Hispanic75.0%69.2%
White82.0%80.2%
Multi-Racial33.3%80.0%
English Language Learner66.7%83.3%
Special Education65.1%61.5%
Low Income77.1%73.3%

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Fall Enrollment

2015-162016-17
Pre-Kindergarten70119
Kindergarten472479
Grade 1533475
Grade 2545523
Grade 3512552
Grade 4488493
Grade 5461457
Grade 6507483
Grade 7507512
Grade 8483501
Grade 9633601
Grade 10473506
Grade 11396405
Grade 12406417
Total6,4866,523


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School Safety and Discipline
Number of Reported Offenses (2016-17)

DistrictState
School Crimes (Title 14, Delaware Code, §4112)70806
Department of Education (DOE) Offenses77713,030


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Suspensions and Expulsions

2016-17
Number of Suspensions1,670
Number of Expulsions11
Count of Students Suspended/Expelled804
September 30 Enrollment6,523
District Percentage12%
State Percentage12%


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Percent Days Present (2016-17)
State National Assessment of Educational Progress
4th Grade NAEP ( National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement Levels

Subject4th Grade NAEP ( National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement LevelsBelow BasicAt or above BasicAt or above ProficientAt AdvanceSpecial Education
Participation
English Language Learner
Participation
Year
MathDelaware(Public)18%82%37%5%93%90%2015
MathNation(Public)19%81%39%7%91%95%2015
ReadingDelaware(Public)30%70%37%9%89%88%2015
ReadingNation(Public)32%68%35%8%89%93%2015
ScienceDelaware(Public)23%77%34%0%98%100%2009
ScienceNation(Public)29%71%33%1%88%93%2009
WritingDelaware(Public)8%57%32%3%  2002
WritingNation(Public)15%59%25%2%  2002

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8th Grade NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement Levels

Subject8th Grade NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement LevelsBelow BasicAt or above BasicAt or above ProficientAt AdvanceSpecial Education
Participation
English Language Learner
Participation
Year
MathDelaware(Public)31%69%30%7%92%86%2015
MathNation(Public)30%70%32%8%91%92%2015
ReadingDelaware(Public)27%73%31%3%89%0%2015
ReadingNation(Public)25%75%33%3%89%90%2015
ScienceDelaware(Public)37%63%28%1%98%100%2011
ScienceNation(Public)38%62%29%1%87%91%2011
WritingDelaware(Public)9%57%32%2%  2007
WritingNation(Public)13%57%29%2%  2007

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