Cape Henlopen High School



Cape Henlopen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cape Henlopen High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 318
10 344
11 355
12 247

Cape Henlopen High School is a public high school of the Cape Henlopen School District located in Lewes, DE. It has 1,264 students in grades 8th through 12th. Cape Henlopen High School is the 9th largest public high school in Delaware and the 4,308th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,264
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 85

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Cape Henlopen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 641
(51%)
688
(45%)
 Male 623
(49%)
845
(55%)

Cape Henlopen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 892
(71%)
1,093
(71%)
 Black 212
(17%)
258
(17%)
 Hispanic 113
(9%)
130
(8%)
 Asian 30
(2%)
32
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Cape Henlopen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 761
(60%)
877
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 469
(37%)
607
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(3%)
49
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cape Henlopen High School is ranked 13th out of 0 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cape Henlopen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cape Henlopen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1152
2006 1134
2007 1198
2008 1223
2009 1222
2010 1319
2011 1302
2012 1264

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.6
2007 15.6
2008 15.1
2009 14.4
2010 15.9
2011 15.1
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16927083333333
2006 0.27248677248677
2007 0.25792988313856
2008 0.3221586263287
2009 0.37234042553191
2010 0.39196360879454
2011 0.42703533026114
2012 0.39794303797468

Compare Cape Henlopen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,201.0% 12.0:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.8%
 
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cape Henlopen High School
Lewes, DE
Public 08 - 12 1,264 14.9:1  
Sussex Consortium
Lewes, DE
Public PK - 12 269 5.2:1 2 miles
Delmarva Christian High School
Georgetown, DE
Private 09 - 12 181 11:1 13 miles
Sussex Central High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 08 - 12 1,249 14.4:1 13 miles
Ennis (howard T.) School
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Public PK - 12 122 2:1 15 miles
Indian River High School
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Public 08 - 12 897 15:1 16 miles
Milford Central Academy
Milford, DE
Public 08 - 09 594 15.6:1 18 miles
Sussex Technical High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,409 12:1 18 miles
Milford Christian School
Milford, DE
Private PK - 12 136 8:1 19 miles
Milford Senior High School
Milford, DE
Public 08 - 12 846 15.4:1 20 miles
Lower Cape May Regional High School
Cape May, NJ
Public 09 - 12 964 11.4:1 21 miles
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