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
9 396
10 378
11 308
12 300

Cape Henlopen High School is a public high school of the Cape Henlopen School District located in Lewes, DE. It has 1,382 students in grades 8th through 12th. Cape Henlopen High School is the 11th largest public high school in Delaware and the 3,863rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,382
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 96

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Cape Henlopen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 720
(52%)
829
(54%)
 Female 662
(48%)
705
(46%)

Cape Henlopen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 914
(66%)
1,029
(67%)
 Black 211
(15%)
235
(15%)
 Hispanic 188
(14%)
198
(13%)
 Two or More 41
(3%)
43
(3%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cape Henlopen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 982
(71%)
1,091
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 400
(29%)
443
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cape Henlopen High School is ranked 9th out of 55 ranked schools in Delaware, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cape Henlopen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 27.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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
2013 1283
2014 1352
2015 1382

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
2013 14.4
2014 14.7
2015 14.4

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
2013 0.29696024941543
2014 0.28994082840237
2015 0.28943560057887

Compare Cape Henlopen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,359.1% 13.6:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 27.0%
 
This School 28.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cape Henlopen High School
Lewes, DE
Public 08 - 12 1,382 14.4:1  
Sussex Consortium
Lewes, DE
Public PK - 12 152 2.5:1 2 miles
Sussex Central High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,450 14.9:1 13 miles
Sussex Academy
Georgetown, DE
Public 06 - 09 491 15.8:1 13 miles
Delmarva Christian High School
Georgetown, DE
Private PK - 12 427 12:1 14 miles
Ennis (howard T.) School
Georgetown, DE
Public PK - 12 134 5:1 15 miles
Indian River High School
Dagsboro, DE
Public 08 - 12 884 13.6:1 16 miles
Carver (g.w.) Educational Center
Frankford, DE
Public PK - 12 70 4.7:1 17 miles
Sussex Technical High School
Georgetown, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,444 15.7:1 18 miles
Milford Christian School
Milford, DE
Private PK - 12 126 11:1 19 miles
Milford Senior High School
Milford, DE
Public 09 - 12 1,008 15.5:1 20 miles
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