Rodney (caesar) High School

Rodney (caesar) High School serves 2,067 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Rodney (caesar) High School operates within the Caesar Rodney School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 2067 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,067 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 130 teachers
Students by Grade Rodney (caesar) High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Rodney (caesar) High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
4%
13%
Black
32%
32%
White
58%
49%
All Ethnic Groups Rodney (caesar) High School Sch Ethnicity Rodney (caesar) High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.51
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
43%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,812 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Caesar Rodney School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
1
Number of Students Managed 7,812 1,164
Caesar Rodney   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 73%
Caesar Rodney   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $13 MM
Caesar Rodney   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $97 MM $15 MM
Caesar Rodney   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,396 $11,002
Caesar Rodney   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,300 $12,421
Caesar Rodney   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Positive Outcomes Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fifer (fred) Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brown (w. Reily) Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CamdenFifer (fred) Middle School
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    CamdenDE 19934
    (302)698-8400
    0.4 mi | 860 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CamdenFifer Middle School Ilc
    Special Education School
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    CamdenDE 19934
    (302)698-8400
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • CamdenKent Elementary Intensive Learning Center
    Special Education School
    5 Old North Rd
    CamdenDE 19934
    (302)697-3504
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • CamdenPositive Outcomes Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    3337 South Dupont Hwy
    CamdenDE 19934
    (302)697-8805
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 125 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • DoverBrown (w. Reily) Elementary School
    360 Webbs Ln
    DoverDE 19904
    (302)697-2101
    1 mi | 436 students | Gr. 1-5                      

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Did You Know?
Kent County, DE public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.51. The most diverse school district in Kent County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.