U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Delaware
http://www.doe.state.de.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$8,026

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
19

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
92 43 32 17 184

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
5

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Other
2,887 1,868 2,104 289 7,147

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
76,052 79,673
9-12
(CCD)
28,930 33,416
Total
(CCD)
105,547 113,598
Pre-K
(by state definition)
565 509

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 64%, Local 28%, Federal 7%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 229 291
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,777 2,460
  2% 2%
Black 30,038 34,697
  29% 31%
Hispanic 3,598 6,149
  3% 5%
White 69,905 70,001
  66% 62%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
12,604 14,106
11% 12%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,470 2,284
1% 2%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
740 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 81 schools; 35% to 49% 67 schools; 50% to 74%, 27 schools; 75% to 100%, 3 schools.

*6 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Meet or exceed the Commendable rating (combine: absolute score, improvement score, and distributional/low achieving performance).

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
School meet or exceed their absolute, improvement, and distributional targets in the next measurement cycle.

Indicators for School Accountability
Delaware Student Testing Program

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as statewide


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 23 74 97
  24% 76% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 8 33 41
  35% 45% 42%
School in Need of Improvement 3 29 32
  13% 39% 33%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-2000)
$22,625,340

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 25% 25%
Basic level and above 57% 66%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above n/a n/a
Basic level and above n/a n/a

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Delaware Student Testing Program
State Definition of "Proficient" Meets the standard-very good performance.

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Well Below Standard Below Standard | Meet Standard Exceeds Standard Distinguished
All Students 10% 13% | 53% 12% 12%
Title I Schools 24 23 | 49 2 1
High Poverty Schools     |      
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 39 18 | 39 2 2
Migratory students     |      
Students with Disabilities 44 23 | 30 1 1

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Well Below Standard Below Standard | Meet Standard Exceeds Standard Distinguished
All Students 11% 17% | 52% 15% 5%
Title I Schools 22 28 | 47 3 1
High Poverty Schools     |      
        |      
Students with Limited English Proficiency 22 28 | 40 10 0
Migratory students     |      
Students with Disabilities 36 27 | 32 4 *

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Well Below Standard Below Standard | Meet Standard Exceeds Standard Distinguished
All Students 16% 16% | 59% 7% 2%
Title I Schools 31 32 | 37 0 0
High Poverty Schools     |      
        |      
Students with Limited English Proficiency 51 23 | 21 5 0
Migratory Students     |      
Students with Disabilities 66 20 | 14 0 0

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Well Below Standard Below Standard | Meet Standard Exceeds Standard Distinguished
All Students 33% 26% | 28% 6% 7%
Title I Schools 66 26 | 7 1 1
High Poverty Schools     |      
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 54 21 | 18 5 3
Migratory Students     |      
Students with Disabilities 86 10 | 4 0 *

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Well Below Standard Below Standard | Meet Standard Exceeds Standard Distinguished
All Students 19% 20% | 56% 3% 2%
Title I Schools 33 35 | 31 1 0
High Poverty Schools     |      
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 73 19 | 8 0 0
Migratory Students     |      
Students with Disabilities 76 13 | 10 0 0

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Well Below Standard Below Standard | Meet Standard Exceeds Standard Distinguished
All Students 39% 26% | 22% 5% 8%
Title I Schools 58 29 | 11 1 1
High Poverty Schools     |      
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 68 19 | 8 0 5
Migratory Students     |      
Students with Disabilities 89 9 | 2 * 0


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
5% 4%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
4,124 4,786
79% 74%

Sources


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