Indian River High School
 Date updated - Summer 2017
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District: Indian River School District Telephone: (302) 732-1500
Address: 29772 Armory Road, Dagsboro DE 19945 Web: Indian River High School Page
Principal: W. Michael Williams
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2015-162016-17
Grade 9260276
Grade 10205260
Grade 11224183
Grade 12195223
Total884942


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Grade 997.2%
Grade 1098.7%
Grade 1199.5%
Grade 1298.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-162016-17
African American12.1%10.6%
American Indian0.9%1.2%
Asian1.8%1.9%
Hispanic/Latino15.8%19.4%
White67.9%65.4%
Multi-Racial1.5%1.5%


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Other Student Characteristics

2015-162016-17
English Language Learner2.6%4.0%
Low Income28.1%27.1%
Special Education16.6%15.2%
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) (2016-17)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$13,373

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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
Indian River High School promotes an expectation of excellence which allows IRHS students to maintain high levels of academic growth and achievement while preparing them for rigorous college and career requirements. In addition to a strong core academic program, IRHS offers a wide variety of Career and Technical Pathways including engineering, marketing, graphic design, construction and our newly added Allied Health, Academy of Finance, and Teacher Academy programs of study. IRHS also boasts a nationally acclaimed arts program including instrumental, vocal and studio arts, a Marine JROTC Leadership program, competitive athletic teams, and a variety of student organizations that have received accolades at the state and national levels.

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Curriculum Highlights
Indian River High School’s rigorous academic program provides students of all levels with a variety of options to prepare for their college and career goals with a focus on critical thinking and project based learning. IRHS offers ten Advanced Placement courses including Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, and U.S. History. Our students perform significantly above the national average on these AP exams. Additionally, students can earn college credit by taking any of the following dual enrollment courses: Delaware Tech’s English 101/102, Sociology 111, or Biology 120 (Anatomy & Physiology I).

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