Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security
 Date updated - Winter 2017
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District: Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security Telephone: (302) 322-6050
Address: 801 North DuPont Highway, New Castle DE 19720 Web: Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security Page
Principal: Herbert Sheldon Title IX Coordinator: Lisa Flynn
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2016-172017-18
Grade 97661
Grade 108349
Grade 115372
Grade 125846
Total270228


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School Promotion by Grade

2016-17
Grade 986.8%
Grade 1095.2%
Grade 1192.5%
Grade 12100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2016-172017-18
African American38.5%48.7%
American Indian0.4%1.3%
Asian0.7%0.9%
Hawaiian0.4%0.4%
Hispanic/Latino17.4%17.5%
White41.9%30.7%
Multi-Racial0.7%0.4%


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Other Student Characteristics

2016-172017-18
English Language Learner2.6%3.1%
Low Income37.4%39.9%
Special Education25.2%30.3%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2017-18)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$13,212

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District Sources of Revenue (2015-16)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2015-16)




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Exemplary Programs
The Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security (DAPSS) is a charter high school dedicated to providing a rigorous academic curriculum that meets State of Delaware standards as well as providing cadets practical career training in the public safety field.

As a model of excellence in the public safety field, DAPSS will strive to earn the respect of the community. DAPSS will develop disciplined and responsive individuals that will become the trusted and preferred choice of public safety organizations and/or post-secondary institutions. DAPSS graduates will exhibit the core values of fidelity to others, diligence to succeed, and scholarship in the classroom.

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