Cape Henlopen High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone
(302) 645-7711
District
CAPE HENLOPEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SUSSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1506
Classroom Teachers
103

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Delaware

8

(10 is best)

Better than 77.3% of DE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Cape Henlopen High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
45%
36%
57%
46%
33%
26%
45%
36%
57%
46%
33%
26%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
13
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 430 28.6%
Grade 10 405 26.9%
Grade 11 375 24.9%
Grade 12 296 19.7%
Total 1506 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.4% 69.6% 44.9%
Black 13.0% 11.9% 31.3%
Hispanic 17.1% 16.3% 19.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 1.8% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 57,367 973,764
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 348.7 495
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.3% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 11.4% 18.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 20.7% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.3% 26.8%
65 OR OLDER 34.3% 18.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 26,337 363,322
Single Parent Households With Children 4.6% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.7% 90.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.7% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.7% 14.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.8% 16.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 14.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.6% 16.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.3% 11.5%
$15,000 or less 6.9% 8.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,495 $51,755,000 36.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $530 $2,887,000 2.0%
Staff $192 $1,045,000 0.7%
General Administration $176 $958,000 0.7%
School Administration $983 $5,361,000 3.8%
Operation $1,367 $7,454,000 5.3%
Transportation $516 $2,812,000 2.0%
Other $671 $3,660,000 2.6%
Total Support $4,435 $24,177,000 17.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $11,925 $65,005,000 46.1%
Total Expenditures $25,855 $140,937,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,133 $1,278,047,000 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $732 $102,455,000 4.4%
Staff $272 $38,111,000 1.6%
General Administration $223 $31,253,000 1.4%
School Administration $929 $129,935,000 5.6%
Operation $1,528 $213,882,000 9.3%
Transportation $749 $104,866,000 4.5%
Other $606 $84,769,000 3.7%
Total Support $5,040 $705,271,000 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,346 $328,301,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $16,520 $2,311,619,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%