Dover Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Capital School District Details

Capital School District
198 Commerce Way
Dover, DE 19904

6,491 Students enrolled in District

13 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Capital School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Delaware

(10 is best)

Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
37%
47%
43%
52%
31%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
901 Forest Street
Dover, DE, 19904
KG-04
Capital Early Childhood Center School
198 Commerce Way
Dover, DE, 19904
M-M
Central Middle School
211 Delaware Avenue
Dover, DE, 19901
07-08
Dover High School
One Dover High Drive
Dover, DE, 19904
09-12
East Dover Elementary School
852 South Little Creek Road
Dover, DE, 19901
KG-04
Fairview Elementary School
700 Walker Road
Dover, DE, 19904
KG-04
Hartly Elementary School
2617 Arthursville Road
Hartly, DE, 19953
KG-04
Kent County Community School
65 1 Carver Road
Dover, DE, 19904
PK-12
Kent County Secondary Ilc School
631 Ridgley Street Suite 19
Dover, DE, 19904
06-12
North Dover Elementary School
855 College Road
Dover, DE, 19904
KG-04
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 27.1% 44.9%
Black 55.2% 31.3%
Hispanic 14.0% 19.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.5% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.6%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,348 $64,962,000 62.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $570 $3,580,000 3.4%
Staff $155 $973,000 0.9%
General Administration $168 $1,057,000 1.0%
School Administration $833 $5,230,000 5.0%
Operation $1,687 $10,593,000 10.1%
Transportation $803 $5,044,000 4.8%
Other $765 $4,800,000 4.6%
Total Support $4,982 $31,277,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,340 $8,410,000 8.0%
Total Expenditures $16,669 $104,649,000 100.0%
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%

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