Cape Henlopen High School
 Date updated - Spring 2016
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District: Cape Henlopen School District Telephone: (302) 645-7711
Address: 1250 Kings Highway, Lewes DE 19958 Web: Cape Henlopen High School Page
Principal: Brian Donahue
AYP: Met
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

Grade 9380382
Grade 10315371
Grade 11313298
Grade 12306283

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School Promotion by Grade

Grade 8100.0%
Grade 991.9%
Grade 1093.5%
Grade 1197.2%
Grade 1294.4%

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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

African American15.8%15.0%
American Indian0.3%0.4%

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Other Student Characteristics

English Language Learner2.1%1.8%
Low Income29.0%28.9%
Special Education18.6%19.5%
Enrolled for Full Year96.8%N/A

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Recently Arrived ELL Students

Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment1

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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)


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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
JROTC students are extremely active in service to the school and the community. This leadership program is instrumental to the success of the school as a whole. The JROTC program received the Governor's highest volunteer award this past school year for their work in the Cape community. .

The Certified Nursing Assistant Academy offers rigorous and relevant internship opportunities, enabling students to earn a Certified Nursing Assistant certificate.

Many Cape students have received local, state, and national recognition while participating in our theater and performing arts program. These programs provide students with a clear four year academy experience. Our band and choral students are recognized for excellence annually.

With the highest number of public school Team State Championships, Cape Henlopen High School enjoys an outstanding athletic program to support student academic goals and interests.

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Curriculum Highlights
The Honors Program serves the needs of academically-talented students by providing academic opportunities that rival college-level courses. Honors, AP courses, and the University of Delaware's English 110 course are offered.

While Cape Henlopen High School offers a variety of Career Pathways, the school is developing academies in areas which include the following:
Health Care and Human Services including the Certified Nursing Assistant Academy
Leadership and JROTC
Theater and Performing Arts
Business, Finance and Technology
Hospitality and Tourism
World Languages

Staff development includes Learning Focused Strategy training and summer workshop initiatives which concentrate on curriculum alignment in core subject areas.

A variety of extra-curricular activities are available to students designed to support our academic mission, service opportunities, and student interests.

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