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 Date updated - Winter 2017
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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 Title IX Coordinator: Elizabeth Fleetwood
District Information
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2016-172017-18
African American44.0%44.3%
American Indian0.3%0.2%
Asian2.8%2.6%
Hawaiian0.2%0.2%
Hispanic/Latino20.6%21.5%
White29.4%27.9%
Multi-Racial2.8%3.2%


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Other Student Characteristics

2016-172017-18
English Language Learner9.0%11.4%
Low Income44.9%39.8%
Special Education15.7%17.7%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A


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Advanced Placement (AP)

2017-18
Advanced Placement Courses16
No. of Students Enrolled349


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
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 (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
Math444483
Critical Reading448491
Writing00
Total892974
Participation92%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 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

2016-172017-18
Pre-Kindergarten159 
Kindergarten751714
Grade 1800812
Grade 2808811
Grade 3854806
Grade 4850860
Grade 5861846
Grade 6904864
Grade 7829908
Grade 8862855
Grade 9681709
Grade 10547560
Grade 11500509
Grade 12502415
Total9,9089,669


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

DistrictState
School Crimes (Title 14, Delaware Code, §4112)57806
Department of Education (DOE) Offenses69913,030


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Suspensions and Expulsions

2016-17
Number of Suspensions6,354
Number of Expulsions0
Count of Students Suspended/Expelled1,989
September 30 Enrollment9,908
District Percentage20%
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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