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 Date updated - Winter 2016
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No district Image found District: Colonial School District Telephone: (302) 323-2700
Address: 318 East Basin Road, New Castle DE 19720 Web: Colonial School District Page
School District Superintendent: D. Dusty Blakey
District Information
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-162016-17
African American43.2%44.0%
American Indian0.2%0.3%
Asian2.9%2.8%
Hawaiian0.1%0.2%
Hispanic/Latino20.5%20.6%
White30.8%29.4%
Multi-Racial2.4%2.8%


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Other Student Characteristics

2014-152015-16
English Language Learner8.7%8.8%
Low Income40.0%41.9%
Special Education14.8%16.2%
Enrolled for Full Year93.1%N/A


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Advanced Placement (AP)

2015-16
Advanced Placement Courses14
No. of Students Enrolled411
No. of Exams Taken391
Total No. of Exams Passed129


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2015-16
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment92


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District Drop Out Information

2012-132013-142014-15
PercentCountPercentCountPercentCount
District4.3%944.0%933.9%90

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Persistently Dangerous School (2015-16)

The school district has no "Persistently Dangerous Schools"

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Student Achievement
11th Grade School Day SAT Reasoning Test (2014-15)

DistrictState
Math388435
Critical Reading404441
Writing377422
Total1,1691,298
Participation90%93%


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Percentage of Students Meeting State Standards (2015-16)
Graduation Rate - ESEA 4 Year Adjusted

2013-142014-15
ESEAESEA
All Students80.8%77.6%
American Indian0.0%100.0%
African American83.7%82.5%
Asian American94.4%87.5%
Hawaiian 100.0%
Hispanic71.9%77.4%
White80.4%68.8%
Multi-Racial100.0%57.1%
English Language Learner71.8%75.0%
Special Education58.4%56.5%
Low Income76.7%70.9%

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Fall Enrollment

2015-162016-17
Pre-Kindergarten145159
Kindergarten763751
Grade 1812800
Grade 2816808
Grade 3834854
Grade 4840850
Grade 5889861
Grade 6804904
Grade 7829829
Grade 8844862
Grade 9651681
Grade 10586547
Grade 11500500
Grade 12450502
Total9,7639,908


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School Safety and Discipline
Number of Reported Offenses (2015-16)

DistrictState
School Crimes (Title 14, Delaware Code, §4112)56802
Department of Education (DOE) Offenses61613,016


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Suspensions and Expulsions

2015-16
Number of Suspensions6,001
Number of Expulsions4
Count of Students Suspended/Expelled1,948
September 30 Enrollment9,763
District Percentage20%
State Percentage13%


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Percent Days Present (2015-16)
State National Assessment of Educational Progress
4th Grade NAEP ( National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement Levels

Below BasicBasicProficientAdvancedSpecial Education
Participation
English Language Learner
Participation
Year
MathDelaware(Public)18%82%37%5%93%90%2015
Nation(Public)19%81%39%7%91%95%2015
ReadingDelaware(Public)30%70%37%9%89%88%2015
Nation(Public)32%68%35%8%89%93%2015
ScienceDelaware(Public)23%77%34%0%98%100%2009
Nation(Public)29%71%33%1%88%93%2009
WritingDelaware(Public)8%57%32%3%  2002
Nation(Public)15%59%25%2%  2002

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

Below BasicBasicProficientAdvancedSpecial Education
Participation
English Language Learner
Participation
Year
MathDelaware(Public)31%69%30%7%92%86%2015
Nation(Public)30%70%32%8%91%92%2015
ReadingDelaware(Public)27%73%31%3%89%0%2015
Nation(Public)25%75%33%3%89%90%2015
ScienceDelaware(Public)37%63%28%1%98%100%2011
Nation(Public)38%62%29%1%87%91%2011
WritingDelaware(Public)9%57%32%2%  2007
Nation(Public)13%57%29%2%  2007

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