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Cape Henlopen School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1270 Kings Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
Sussex County
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PH: (302) 645-6686

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 4634 students
  • 9 schools

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 DSTP Results

 
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 2

Reading
 91% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 86% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 85% in 2009.

Math
 95% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Math was 88% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 3

Reading
 81% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 85% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2009.

Writing
 41% (2008)
 64% (2007)
 59% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 45% in 2008.

Math
 84% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Math was 78% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 4

Reading
 84% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 85% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 82% in 2009.

Writing
 64% (2008)
 44% (2007)
 56% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 66% in 2008.

Math
 73% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 76% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 5

Reading
 93% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 85% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 85% in 2009.

Writing
 59% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 62% (2007)
 47% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 60% in 2009.

Math
 84% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 81% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 6

Reading
 86% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 81% (2007)
 83% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 83% in 2009.

Writing
 67% (2008)
 60% (2007)
 40% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2008.

Math
 75% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 77% (2007)
 75% (2006)
The state average for Math was 75% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 7

Reading
 >95% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 87% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2009.

Writing
 59% (2008)
 56% (2007)
 51% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 58% in 2008.

Math
 83% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 68% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 8

Reading
 90% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2009.

Social Studies
 60% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Social Studies was 55% in 2009.

Science
 69% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 68% (2007)
 0% (2006)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2009.

Writing
 82% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 76% (2007)
 79% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 78% in 2009.

Math
 77% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 66% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 9

Reading
 76% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 83% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2009.

Writing
 76% (2008)
 77% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 79% in 2008.

Math
 59% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 59% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Math was 55% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 10

Reading
 71% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 0% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2009.

Writing
 82% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 66% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2009.

Math
 55% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 63% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 11

Social Studies
 42% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Social Studies was 46% in 2009.

Science
 60% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 71% (2007)
 69% (2006)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2009.

Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11.
  • Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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 DSTP Results By Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 2
ReadingThis District
All Students91%
Female93%
Male89%
African American86%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
White92%
Low socioeconomic status85%
Not economically disadvantaged>95%
Title I91%
Regular ed91%
Proficient in English91%
Not migrant91%

MathThis District
All Students95%
Female94%
Male>95%
African American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic>95%
White>95%
Low socioeconomic status91%
Not economically disadvantaged>95%
Title I>95%
Special ed80%
Regular ed>95%
Proficient in English94%
Not migrant95%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students81%
Female84%
Male78%
African American60%
Asiann/a
Hispanic76%
White88%
Low socioeconomic status72%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Title I81%
Regular ed82%
English language learners (ELL)65%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant81%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female85%
Male83%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
White90%
Low socioeconomic status77%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Title I84%
Special ed68%
Regular ed87%
English language learners (ELL)89%
Proficient in English84%
Not migrant84%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students84%
Female90%
Male78%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
White89%
Low socioeconomic status74%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Title I84%
Special ed75%
Regular ed85%
Proficient in English84%
Not migrant84%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female78%
Male69%
African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
White80%
Low socioeconomic status60%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Title I73%
Special ed46%
Regular ed80%
Proficient in English73%
Not migrant73%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students93%
Female92%
Male95%
African American82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White95%
Low socioeconomic status88%
Not economically disadvantaged>95%
Title I93%
Regular ed93%
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant93%

WritingThis District
All Students59%
Female67%
Male52%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White66%
Low socioeconomic status37%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title I60%
Special ed11%
Regular ed67%
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant59%

MathThis District
All Students84%
Female87%
Male80%
African American57%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Low socioeconomic status69%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Title I84%
Special ed41%
Regular ed91%
Proficient in English84%
Not migrant84%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female89%
Male82%
African American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Low socioeconomic status78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special ed61%
Regular ed88%
Proficient in English85%
Not migrant86%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female72%
Male78%
African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
White80%
Low socioeconomic status57%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special ed34%
Regular ed86%
Proficient in English75%
Not migrant75%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students>95%
Female>95%
Male>95%
African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
White>95%
Low socioeconomic status94%
Not economically disadvantaged>95%
Special ed88%
Regular ed>95%
Proficient in English>95%
Not migrant>95%

MathThis District
All Students83%
Female81%
Male85%
African American67%
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
White87%
Low socioeconomic status71%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Special ed43%
Regular ed91%
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant83%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students90%
Female91%
Male89%
African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
White93%
Low socioeconomic status83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Special ed79%
Regular ed91%
Proficient in English90%
Not migrant90%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students60%
Female65%
Male56%
African American28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
White70%
Low socioeconomic status44%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Special ed28%
Regular ed67%
Proficient in English61%
Not migrant60%

ScienceThis District
All Students69%
Female73%
Male66%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
White80%
Low socioeconomic status54%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Special ed40%
Regular ed75%
Proficient in English70%
Not migrant69%

WritingThis District
All Students82%
Female90%
Male74%
African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
White85%
Low socioeconomic status75%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special ed46%
Regular ed89%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%

MathThis District
All Students77%
Female80%
Male75%
African American49%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
White85%
Low socioeconomic status68%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special ed47%
Regular ed84%
Proficient in English77%
Not migrant77%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 9
ReadingThis District
All Students76%
Female79%
Male73%
African American52%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Low socioeconomic status58%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special ed28%
Regular ed80%
Proficient in English76%
Not migrant76%

MathThis District
All Students59%
Female59%
Male59%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
White68%
Low socioeconomic status46%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Special ed20%
Regular ed67%
Proficient in English59%
Not migrant59%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students71%
Female73%
Male70%
African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White79%
Low socioeconomic status47%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Special ed22%
Regular ed75%
Proficient in English71%
Not migrant71%

WritingThis District
All Students82%
Female88%
Male77%
African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Low socioeconomic status67%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special ed35%
Regular ed89%
Proficient in English82%
Not migrant82%

MathThis District
All Students55%
Female54%
Male56%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White66%
Low socioeconomic status30%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Special ed16%
Regular ed61%
Proficient in English55%
Not migrant55%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

Grade 11
Social StudiesThis District
All Students42%
Female39%
Male45%
African American11%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Low socioeconomic status24%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Special ed18%
Regular ed45%
Proficient in English42%
Not migrant42%

ScienceThis District
All Students60%
Female62%
Male58%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
White72%
Low socioeconomic status36%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Special ed15%
Regular ed67%
Proficient in English60%
Not migrant60%
Source: DE Dept. of Education, 2008-2009

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11.
  • Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Delaware Department of Education. If there are fewer than 15 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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