Shields (richard A.) Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone
(302) 645-7748
District
CAPE HENLOPEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SUSSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
560
Classroom Teachers
38

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Delaware

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.1% of DE schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Shields (richard A.) Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 53
Proficiency in Reading 67 52
Proficiency in Math 72 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 53
Proficiency in Reading 72 55
Proficiency in Math 72 51

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 51
Proficiency in Reading 82 59
Proficiency in Math 62 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.74
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.85
AVG FOR STATE 14.38
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 101 18.0%
Grade 1 90 16.1%
Grade 2 73 13.0%
Grade 3 92 16.4%
Grade 4 95 17.0%
Grade 5 109 19.5%
Total 560 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.7% 69.6% 45.5%
Black 9.7% 12.2% 31.4%
Hispanic 14.0% 16.1% 18.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 1.6% 4.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.5% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 54,932 967,171
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 333.9 491
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.2% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 11.3% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 20.9% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.0% 27.0%
65 OR OLDER 33.6% 17.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 25,200 357,765
Single Parent Households With Children 4.7% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.3% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.0% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.7% 13.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.5% 15.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.3% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.9% 12.1%
$15,000 or less 6.5% 9.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,142 $48,050,352 33.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $536 $2,817,216 2.0%
Staff $207 $1,087,992 0.8%
General Administration $158 $830,448 0.6%
School Administration $863 $4,535,928 3.2%
Operation $1,224 $6,433,344 4.5%
Transportation $500 $2,628,000 1.8%
Other $786 $4,131,216 2.9%
Total Support $4,274 $22,464,144 15.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $13,880 $72,953,280 50.9%
Total Expenditures $27,295 $143,462,520 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,076 $1,256,209,982 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $652 $90,197,471 3.9%
Staff $269 $37,253,172 1.6%
General Administration $229 $31,740,491 1.4%
School Administration $930 $128,678,634 5.5%
Operation $1,556 $215,383,593 9.2%
Transportation $727 $100,562,615 4.3%
Other $621 $85,938,650 3.7%
Total Support $4,983 $689,734,124 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,837 $392,710,381 16.8%
Total Expenditures $16,897 $2,338,643,289 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%