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 Date updated - Spring 2018
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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

2016-172017-18
African American51.4%50.5%
American Indian1.0%1.1%
Asian2.6%2.4%
Hawaiian0.3%0.2%
Hispanic/Latino11.9%12.8%
White29.4%28.9%
Multi-Racial3.4%4.2%


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Other Student Characteristics

2017-18
English Language Learner6.7%
Low Income51.0%
Special Education18.3%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%


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Advanced Placement (AP)

2017-18
Advanced Placement Courses17
No. of Students Enrolled422


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0


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District Drop Out Information

2015-162016-17
DropOut2014-15-Percent2014-15-Count2015-16-Percent2015-16-Count2016-17-Percent2016-17-Count
District2.6%502.7%522.6%51

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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)
ReadingMathScience
Grade 353.5%53.9% 
Grade 456.6%46.0% 
Grade 546.3%28.8%40.6%
Grade 643.1%34.1% 
Grade 747.7%33.2% 
Grade 841.2%22.8%33.3%
Grade 10  36.6%

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Graduation Rate - ESEA 4 Year Adjusted

2015-162016-17
StudentAccountability2015-16-ESEA2016-17-ESEA
All Students80.7%84.4%
American Indian100.0%0.0%
African American81.4%84.0%
Asian American100.0%95.8%
Hawaiian100.0% 
Hispanic69.2%93.6%
White80.2%80.0%
Multi-Racial80.0%100.0%
English Language Learner83.3%82.4%
Special Education61.5%66.7%
Low Income73.3%81.4%

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Fall Enrollment

2016-172017-18
Pre-Kindergarten119140
Kindergarten479479
Grade 1475467
Grade 2523456
Grade 3552522
Grade 4493572
Grade 5457458
Grade 6483498
Grade 7512477
Grade 8501506
Grade 9601592
Grade 10506465
Grade 11405420
Grade 12417442
Total6,5236,494


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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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