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Overview

School District NameCapital School District
School District Websitehttp://www.capital.k12.de.us
School District Phone Number(302) 672-1500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (DE)
# of Schools12 Schools229 Schools
# of Students6,278 Students136,046 Students
# of Teachers469 Teachers9,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

  • Capital School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 43 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#26 out of 43 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Capital   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Capital   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Capital   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Capital   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.650.69
# of American Indian Students65 Students531 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students155 Students5,271 Students
% Asian Students
3%
4%
# of Hispanic Students815 Students23,707 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
18%
# of Black Students3,168 Students41,155 Students
% Black Students
50%
30%
# of White Students1,796 Students60,112 Students
% White Students
29%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students16 Students182 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students263 Students5,088 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1081,798
# of Students in Kindergarten:4649,929
# of Students in 1st Grade:45210,024
# of Students in 2nd Grade:44210,311
# of Students in 3rd Grade:51110,586
# of Students in 4th Grade:55210,820
# of Students in 5th Grade:44510,733
# of Students in 6th Grade:48310,486
# of Students in 7th Grade:46210,346
# of Students in 8th Grade:49610,206
# of Students in 9th Grade:58111,787
# of Students in 10th Grade:45510,461
# of Students in 11th Grade:4129,506
# of Students in 12th Grade:4159,053
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,772 is higher than the state median of $12,469. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,397 is higher than the state median of $11,256. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (DE)
Total Revenue$112 MM$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Capital   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$103 MM$13 MM
This chart display total spending of Capital   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,772$12,469
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Capital   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,397$11,256
This chart display average spending per public school student in Capital   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Capital School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Booker T. Washington Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    901 Forest Street
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1900

    Grades: K-4 | 299 students
  • Hartly Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    2617 Arthursville Road, 2617 A
    Hartly, DE 19953
    (302) 492-1870

    Grades: PK-4 | 332 students
  • North Dover Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    855 College Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1980

    Grades: K-4 | 382 students
  • Kent County Community School Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    65-1 Carver Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1960

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Fairview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    700 Walker Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1645

    Grades: PK-4 | 293 students
  • South Dover Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    955 South State Street
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 672-1690

    Grades: K-4 | 592 students
  • Towne Point Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    629 Buckson Drive
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 672-1590

    Grades: K-4 | 270 students
  • Central Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 48%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    211 Delaware Avenue
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 672-1772

    Grades: 7-8 | 935 students
  • East Dover Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    852 South Little Creek Road
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 672-1655

    Grades: PK-4 | 361 students
  • William Henry Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    65 Carver Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1622

    Grades: 5-6 | 925 students
  • Dover High School Math: 15% | Reading: 37%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    One Dover High Drive
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 241-2400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,789 student
  • Kent County Secondary Ilc Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    631 Ridgley Street- Suite 19
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 736-5355

    Grades: 6-12 | 100 students
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