Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School
 Date updated - Fall 2016
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District: Caesar Rodney School District Telephone: (302) 697-3205
Address: 3874 Upper King Road, Dover DE 19904 Web: Nellie Hughes Stokes Elementary School Page
Principal: Nicole Jones
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2014-152015-16
Pre-Kindergarten2669
Grade 18874
Grade 27289
Grade 39785
Grade 495105
Grade 59097
Total468519


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Grade 198.9%
Grade 298.6%
Grade 3100.0%
Grade 4100.0%
Grade 5100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2014-152015-16
African American27.4%27.2%
American Indian 0.2%
Asian4.1%3.7%
Hispanic/Latino9.4%9.4%
White52.6%52.4%
Multi-Racial6.6%7.1%


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Other Student Characteristics

2014-152015-16
English Language Learner9.0%7.2%
Low Income42.1%43.3%
Special Education10.2%11.9%
Enrolled for Full Year95.2%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2015-16
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment6


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2015-16)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2014-15)

$10,824

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District Sources of Revenue (2014-15)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2014-15)




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Exemplary Programs
Nellie Stokes Elementary offers a wide array of exemplary programs to support and complement our student population. Student creativity is showcased through our Tier I Enrichment program, chorus, band, and WNHS morning news crew. Academic excellence is supported by our Leader In Me initiative, Odyssey of the Mind competition, a summer reading book drop, academic informational events, and our Gifted Education and Enrichment Program. The importance of community is taught through the various activities of our Student Council, including annual donations to the SPCA and drives to support our armed forces. Family events and activities generate much excitement and create lifelong memories. Our counselor, in conjunction with the Food Bank of Delaware, provides resources for our community members who may be in need.

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Curriculum Highlights
The District has established a curriculum development process which supports alignment to the Delaware Recommended Curriculum/Common Core Standards. This process involves teacher and administrative input through a Curriculum Cabinet and Council process. The preparation of our students as life-long learners in a global community of the 21st century society is the unifying objective of this process. The curriculum not only identifies essential knowledge and skills, but also supports students’ development in problem solving and gathering and using resources that will enable them to succeed. Each content area (English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, Physical Education, and Health) also has an Assessment of Learning and Assessment for Learning component to support students in the learning process and to determine specific performance relative to the Common Core Standards.

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