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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Cape Henlopen High School is a highly rated, public school located in Lewes, DE. It has 1,499 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 36% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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1250 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
36%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1140
395 responses
Average ACT
26
38 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$63,162
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,030
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$258,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 37 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 113 responses
  • Football games
    27%
  • Basketball games
    12%
  • PBS Incentives
    10%
  • Pep Rallies
    8%
  • Singing grams
    8%
  • Lacrosse Games
    6%
  • Assembly
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,499
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,163
Teachers in First/Second Year
2%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$27,295 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 55 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 55 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 55 responses

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