Cape Henlopen High School
 Date updated - Summer 2014
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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

2012-132013-14
Grade 9318323
Grade 10344321
Grade 11355337
Grade 12247302
Total1,2641,283


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School Promotion by Grade

2012-13
Grade 996.5%
Grade 1096.5%
Grade 1197.5%
Grade 1298.4%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2012-132013-14
African American16.8%16.9%
American Indian0.6%0.5%
Asian2.4%2.4%
Hawaiian0.1%0.1%
Hispanic/Latino8.9%10.5%
White70.6%68.1%
Multi-Racial0.6%1.4%


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Other Student Characteristics

2012-132013-14
English Language Learner1.6%2.5%
Low Income47.2%29.7%
Special Education15.0%15.0%
Enrolled for Full Year97.2%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2013-14
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment4


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2013-14)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2012-13)

$14,429

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District Sources of Revenue (2012-13)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2012-13)




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Exemplary Programs
Through a vibrant partnership with Del Tech and Beebe Hospital, students are able to earn a Certified Nursing Assistant certificate. This program includes rigorous and relevant internship opportunities.

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.

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.

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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