PROFICIENCY 31% 28% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Cape Henlopen School District
50%Lewes
43%Delaware

Cape Henlopen High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Cape Henlopen School District" in Lewes, DE. There are a total of 1,352 students and 92 teachers at Cape Henlopen High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 392 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Cape Henlopen High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 28% lower than the Delaware average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1352
Teachers92
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch392
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cape Henlopen High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All22%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Cape Henlopen High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictDelawareNational
Caucasian 68.4% 67.9% 48.2% 51.1%
African American 16.9% 14.7% 30.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 1.7% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.3% 11.4% 14.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 3.4% 2.4% 3.1%

Lewes demographics profile

StatisticLewesDelawareNational
Population2,756934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,53950491
Median age46.039.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%54%55%
Speak English94%87%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%

Education level achieved in Lewes

IndexLewesDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade85.5%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.8%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.3%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Cape Henlopen High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.