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  • 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.
  • The top ranked public preschools in Capital School District are Hartly Elementary School, Fairview Elementary School and East Dover Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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.

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 Schools3 Schools57 Schools
# of Students986 Students21,876 Students
# of Teachers71 Teachers1,788 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1

District Comparison

  • 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 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 Score0.700.69
# of American Indian Students5 Students73 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students11 Students471 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students174 Students5,028 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
23%
# of Black Students329 Students5,796 Students
% Black Students
33%
27%
# of White Students398 Students9,465 Students
% White Students
40%
43%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student37 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students68 Students1,006 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1081,798
# of Students in Kindergarten:1834,566
# of Students in 1st Grade:1663,062
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1623,006
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1802,957
# of Students in 4th Grade:1872,945
# 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 2016-2017This 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 Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Hartly Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2617 Arthursville Road, 2617 A
    Hartly, DE 19953
    (302) 492-1870

    Grades: PK-4 | 332 students
  • Fairview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    700 Walker Road
    Dover, DE 19904
    (302) 672-1645

    Grades: PK-4 | 293 students
  • East Dover Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    852 South Little Creek Road
    Dover, DE 19901
    (302) 672-1655

    Grades: PK-4 | 361 students
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