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The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Delaware.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Delaware .<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov//''National Center for Education Statistics''"State ," accessed , ]</ref>
==School board elections==
==School board elections==
Revision as of 08:33, 9 June 2014
|K-12 Education in Delaware|
|State Superintendent: Mark Murphy|
|Number of students: 128,946|
|Number of teachers: 8,587|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15|
|Number of school districts: 44|
|Number of schools: 221|
|Graduation rate: 80%|
|Per-pupil spending: $12,685|
|Delaware Department of Education • List of school districts in Delaware • Delaware • School boards portal|
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Public education in Delaware
Glossary of education terms
|Note: The statistics on this page are mainly from government sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics. Figures given are the most recent as of June 2014, with school years noted in the text or footnotes.|
Delaware is home to 221 schools and 128,946 K-12 students.
State school administrators
- State Board of Education
- Dr. Teri Quinn Gray, President
- Jorge L. Melendez, Vice President
- Gregory B Coverdale Jr., Board Member
- G. Patrick Heffernan, Board Member
- Randall L Hughes II, Board Member
- Barbara B Rutt, Board Member
- Terry M Whittaker, Board Member
- Mark Murphy, Executive Secretary
- Donna Johnson, Executive Director
The following table displays the top five Delaware school districts by total student enrollment.
|1.) Christina School District|
|2.) Red Clay Consolidated School District|
|3.) Brandywine School District|
|4.) Colonial School District|
|5.) Appoquinimink School District|
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Delaware as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.
School board elections
- See also: Delaware school board elections, 2014
A total of five Delaware school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for six seats. Each district held its election on May 13, 2014.
Here are several quick facts about Delaware's school board elections in 2014:
- The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Christina School District with 17,190 K-12 students.
- The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 was Appoquinimink School District with 9,319 K-12 students.
- Christina School District had the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with two seats up for election.
- Four districts were tied for the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with one seat up for election in each district.
The districts listed below served 62,848 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.
|2014 Delaware School Board Elections|
|District||Date||Seats up for election||Total board seats||Student enrollment|
|Appoquinimink School District||5/13/2014||1||5||9,319|
|Brandywine School District||5/13/2014||1||7||10,657|
|Christina School District||5/13/2014||2||7||17,190|
|Colonial School District||5/13/2014||1||7||9,871|
|Red Clay Consolidated School District||5/13/2014||1||7||15,811|
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
- ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
- United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "State Education Data Profiles," accessed August 15, 2013
- United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
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