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State of Delaware Summary

There are 41 districts, 221 public schools, and 22 charter schools in Delaware serving 128,946 students. Financially the state of Delaware spends approximately $13,513 per student. There are 8,587 full-time teachers receiving a total of $643,670,733 in salaries and $281,665,377 in total benefits. 55,605 students receive a free lunch and 7,169 receive a reduced-price lunch.
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General Information 1

Total Districts: 41
Total Schools: 221
Charter Schools: 22
Full-time Teachers: 8,587
Total Students: 128,946
LEP / ELL Students: 7,147
IEP Students: 18,608
Freshman Graduation Rate: 76%

Financial Information 1

Free Lunch: 55,605
Reduced Lunch: 7,169
Revenue Per Student: $13,513
Salaries: $643,670,733
Employee Benefits: $281,665,377

Government Resources

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Revenue Spent Per Pupil 1

Statewide Assessment Testing Results

Delaware Assessment Testing Results
Test Percent Proficient
Grade 4 Math 73.50%
Grade 4 Reading 73.60%
Elementary School Science 50.10%
Grade 8 Math 71.70%
Grade 8 Reading 72.90%
Middle School Science 49.90%
High School Math 69.60%
High School Reading 73.60%
High School Science 42.20%

1. Data Sources: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "National Public Education Financial Survey (State Fiscal)", 2008-09 (FY 2009) v.1b, 2009-10 (FY 2010) v.1a, 2010-11 (FY 2011) v.1a; "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2008-09 v.1b, 2009-10 v.2a, 2010-11 v.2a, 2011-12 v.1a; "State Dropout and Completion Data File", 2008-09 v.1a, 2009-10 v.1a; "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2008-09 v.1c, 2009-10 v.1b, 2010-11 v.1a, 2011-12 v.1a.