Cape Henlopen School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Cape Henlopen School District serving 5,170 students in Lewes, Delaware.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Delaware state average of 54%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Cape Henlopen School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Lewes Beacon Middle School
    19483 John J. Williams Highway
    Lewes, DE 19958
    (302)645-6288

    Grades: 4-8 | 573 students
  • Lewes Cape Henlopen High School
    1250 Kings Highway
    Lewes, DE 19958
    (302)645-7711

    Grades: 8-12 | 1382 students
  • Milton H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
    400 Mulberry Street
    Milton, DE 19968
    (302)684-8522

    Grades: PK-5 | 584 students
  • Milton Mariner Middle School
    16391 Harbeson Rd.
    Milton, DE 19968
    (302)684-8516

    Grades: 5-8 | 581 students
  • Milton Milton Elementary School
    512 Federal Street
    Milton, DE 19968
    (302)684-2516

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • Rehoboth Beach Rehoboth Elementary School
    500 Stockley Street
    Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
    (302)227-2571

    Grades: PK-6 | 603 students
  • Lewes Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
    910 Shields Avenue
    Lewes, DE 19958
    (302)645-7748

    Grades: PK-5 | 723 students
  • Lewes Sussex Consortium Special Education School
    520 Dupont Avenue
    Lewes, DE 19958
    (302)645-7210

    Grades: PK-12 | 152 students

Overview

School District NameCape Henlopen School District
# of Schools8
# of Students5,170
# of Teachers408
Student : Teacher Ratio13
# of Male Students2,607
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,563
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.52
# of American Indian Students24
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students74
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students739
% Hispanic Students
14%
# of Black Students708
% Black Students
14%
# of White Students3,432
% White Students
66%
# of Hawaiian Students2
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students191
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:77
# of Students in Kindergarten:375
# of Students in 1st Grade:391
# of Students in 2nd Grade:440
# of Students in 3rd Grade:441
# of Students in 4th Grade:442
# of Students in 5th Grade:418
# of Students in 6th Grade:415
# of Students in 7th Grade:396
# of Students in 8th Grade:360
# of Students in 9th Grade:399
# of Students in 10th Grade:384
# of Students in 11th Grade:312
# of Students in 12th Grade:320
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Cape Henlopen School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 40 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (DE)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cape Henlopen School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cape Henlopen School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cape Henlopen School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $16,407 is higher than the state average of $8,489. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $18,368 is higher than the state average of $8,921. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (DE)
Total Revenue$81 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cape Henlopen School District and average revenue for each school distric in DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$91 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Cape Henlopen School District and average spending for each school distric in DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,407$8,489
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cape Henlopen School District and average revenue per public school student in DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$18,368$8,921
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cape Henlopen School District and average spending per public school student in DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Cape Henlopen School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.67. The most diverse school in the district is H. O. Brittingham Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.