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 Date updated - Summer 2018
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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

2017-18
English Language Learner11.5%
Low Income42.1%
Special Education16.4%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%


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Advanced Placement (AP)

2017-18
Advanced Placement Courses16
No. of Students Enrolled349


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2017-18
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment60


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District Drop Out Information

2015-162016-17
DropOut2014-15-Percent2014-15-Count2015-16-Percent2015-16-Count2016-17-Percent2016-17-Count
District3.9%903.1%673.2%72

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Persistently Dangerous School (2017-18)

The school district has no "Persistently Dangerous Schools"

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Student Achievement
11th Grade School Day SAT Reasoning Test (2016-17)

DistrictState
Math430484
Critical Reading453497
Writing00
Total883981
Participation53%77%


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Percentage of Students Meeting State Standards (2017-18)
ReadingMath
Grade 333.8%31.4%
Grade 440.4%30.2%
Grade 548.9%29.5%
Grade 641.8%18.9%
Grade 747.8%24.6%
Grade 842.8%24.8%

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Graduation Rate - ESEA 4 Year Adjusted

2015-162016-17
StudentAccountability2015-16-ESEA2016-17-ESEA
All Students70.2%79.9%
American Indian100.0%60.0%
African American70.1%82.4%
Asian American100.0%95.5%
Hispanic73.7%78.2%
White65.7%73.5%
Multi-Racial66.7%100.0%
English Language Learner63.9%65.0%
Special Education48.1%62.9%
Low Income66.2%73.2%

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Fall Enrollment

2016-172017-18
Pre-Kindergarten159150
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
Total9,9089,819


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School Safety and Discipline
Number of Reported Offenses (2017-18)

DistrictState
School Crimes (Title 14, Delaware Code, §4112)49638
Department of Education (DOE) Offenses72612,012


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Suspensions and Expulsions

2017-18
Number of Suspensions5,175
Number of Expulsions0
Count of Students Suspended/Expelled1,783
September 30 Enrollment9,819
District Percentage18%
State Percentage12%


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Percent Days Present (2017-18)
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)23%77%36%7%94%90%2017
MathNation(Public)21%79%40%8%87%92%2017
ReadingDelaware(Public)33%67%36%9%94%90%2017
ReadingNation(Public)33%67%35%9%87%92%2017
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)34%66%28%8%88%100%2017
MathNation(Public)31%69%33%10%93%86%2017
ReadingDelaware(Public)28%72%33%4%94%75%2017
ReadingNation(Public)25%75%35%4%86%86%2017
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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