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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

2015-162016-17
English Language Learner8.8%8.9%
Low Income41.9%36.6%
Special Education16.2%16.9%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%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

2014-152015-16
DropOut2013-14-Percent2013-14-Count2014-15-Percent2014-15-Count2015-16-Percent2015-16-Count
District4.0%933.9%903.1%67

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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 (2015-16)

DistrictState
Math444483
Critical Reading448491
Writing00
Total892974
Participation92%95%


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

2014-152015-16
StudentAccountability2014-15-ESEA2015-16-ESEA
All Students77.6%70.2%
American Indian100.0%100.0%
African American82.5%70.1%
Asian American87.5%100.0%
Hawaiian100.0% 
Hispanic77.4%73.7%
White68.8%65.7%
Multi-Racial57.1%66.7%
English Language Learner75.0%63.9%
Special Education56.5%48.1%
Low Income70.9%66.2%

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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

Subject4th Grade NAEP ( National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement LevelsBelow BasicBasicProficientAdvancedSpecial 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 BasicBasicProficientAdvancedSpecial 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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