Capital School District
- For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public preschools in Capital School District, serving 986 students. Public preschools in Capital School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Delaware public pre school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Delaware.
- Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Delaware public preschool average of 57% (majority Black).
- The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Delaware public preschool average of 12:1.
|School District Name||Capital School District|
|School District Website||http://www.capital.k12.de.us|
|School District Phone Number||(302) 672-1500|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (DE)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||57 Schools|
|# of Students||986 Students||21,876 Students|
|# of Teachers||71 Teachers||1,788 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||12:1|
- Capital School District, which is ranked #6 of all 11 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 Data||This School District||State Average (DE)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#26 out of 43 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||5 Students||73 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||11 Students||471 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||174 Students||5,028 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||329 Students||5,796 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||398 Students||9,465 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||37 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||68 Students||1,006 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||108||1,798|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||183||4,566|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||166||3,062|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||162||3,006|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||180||2,957|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||187||2,945|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||-||2,604|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||-||110|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||-||117|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||-||116|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||87|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||113|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||128|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||267|
|# 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 stayed relatively flat 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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (DE)|
|Total Revenue||$112 MM||$15 MM|
|Spending||$103 MM||$13 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$17,772||$12,469|
|Revenue / Student||$16,397||$11,256|
Capital School District Public Preschools (2021)
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