Cape Henlopen School District

Know your school choice options in Delaware.

In Delaware your child can attend any school in the district (called intradistrict choice) or outside the district (called interdistrict choice). Students can also attend charter schools.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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1270 Kings Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958
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PH: (302) 645-6686
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yellow arrow Grades PK-12
yellow arrow 5,034 students
yellow arrow 8 schools
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Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School

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Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School

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Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School

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