State of Delaware
 Date updated - Spring 2015
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Address: 401 Federal Street, Suite 2, Dover DE 19901 Web: Department Of Education Page
Secretary of Education: Mark Murphy
AYP: State Accountability Summary Details
State Information
School Choice Information

2014-15
Number of Schools with Choice Students: 191
Number of Local Choice Students: (choice students from the same district) 15,624
Number of State Choice Students: (choice students from another district) 6,379


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Charter School by County (2013-14)

Number of SchoolsEnrollmentPercent of Charter Enrollment
Kent41,53614%
New Castle169,13082%
Sussex14124%
Total2111,078100%


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Delaware Public School Graduates Attending Institutes of Higher Education (2013-14)

AttendeesPercentage
Delaware State University3217%
University of Delaware1,16425%
Delaware Technical and Community College1,24227%
Wesley College1163%
Wilmington University2065%
Other In-State Institutes of Higher Education120%
Out of State Institutes of Higher Education1,51033%
Total4,571100%


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Public School Options (Choice/Charter/VoTech) (2014-15)

School OptionsNumberPercentage
Public School Options (Choice/Charter/VoTech)23,44315%
NonPublic School Options20,12713%
Students attending their resident school111,48972%


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State Drop Out Information

2011-122012-132013-14
PercentCountPercentCountPercentCount
State3.9%15272.9%11062.1%817

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Graduation Rate - ESEA 4 Year Adjusted

2012-132013-14
ESEAESEA
All Students79.9%84.4%
American Indian77.8%89.5%
African American75.7%80.1%
Asian American88.3%92.2%
Hawaiian100.0%57.1%
Hispanic77.4%80.9%
White82.5%87.3%
Multi-Racial88.1%86.4%
English Language Learner71.3%75.0%
Special Education59.6%64.1%
Low Income73.7%77.8%

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SAT: Average Scores for the Class of (2013-14)

StateNational
Math438513
Writing423487
Critical Reading430497
Total1,2911,497


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11th Grade School Day SAT Reasoning Test (2013-14)

State
Math443
Critical Reading441
Writing419
Total1,303
Participation93%


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Advanced Placement (AP)

2013-14
Advanced Placement Courses402
No. of Students Enrolled5,223
No. of Exams Taken8,604
Total No. of Exams Passed4,223


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Public/NonPublic Enrollment (2014-15)

Public School EnrollmentHome SchoolsPrivate SchoolsTotal by CountyPercent NonPublic
Kent30,5277791,93633,2428%
New Castle78,0081,19112,15791,35615%
Sussex26,39761087727,8845%
Total134,9322,61617,511155,05913%
Percentage87%2%11%100% 
Out of State 362,5412,577100%


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Student Achievement
Percentage of Students Meeting State Standards (2013-14)
4th Grade NAEP ( National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement Levels

Below BasicBasicProficientAdvancedSpecial Education
Participation
English Language Learner
Participation
Year
MathDelaware(Public)14%86%42%7%86%93%2013
Nation(Public)18%82%39%6%84%96%2013
ReadingDelaware(Public)27%73%38%9%71%67%2013
Nation(Public)34%66%32%7%77%89%2013
ScienceDelaware(Public)23%77%34%0%98%100%2009
Nation(Public)29%71%33%1%88%93%2009
WritingDelaware(Public)8%57%32%3%  2002
Nation(Public)15%59%25%2%  2002

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8th Grade NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) Achievement Levels

Below BasicBasicProficientAdvancedSpecial Education
Participation
English Language Learner
Participation
Year
MathDelaware(Public)29%71%33%8%92% 2013
Nation(Public)28%72%34%8%80%93%2013
ReadingDelaware(Public)23%77%33%4%79%66%2013
Nation(Public)25%75%32%3%75%86%2013
ScienceDelaware(Public)37%63%28%1%98%100%2011
Nation(Public)38%62%29%1%87%91%2011
WritingDelaware(Public)9%57%32%2%  2007
Nation(Public)13%57%29%2%  2007

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% AYP Test Participation (2013-14)
ELAMathELA GoalMath Goal
All Students100%100%95%95%
American Indian100%100%95%95%
African American99%100%95%95%
Asian American100%100%95%95%
Hawaiian98%98%95%95%
Hispanic99%100%95%95%
White100%100%95%95%
Multi-Racial100%100%95%95%
English Language Learner98%100%95%95%
Special Education98%100%95%95%
Low Income99%100%95%95%

* Only groups with greater than 40 students are reported
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