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From preschool to high school and beyond, measures of enrollment and proficiency indicate inequities in educational access and achievement. The Data Center disaggregates data covering math and English language arts assessments, graduation rates, and other indicators.

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Suspensions and Expulsions

Data are current as of 6/17/2024

Most recent dashboard update: 6/17/2024

What is this section about?

Rates of student suspension and expulsion can provide a window into potential disciplinary biases based on race and other identities. Though disciplinary actions are typically subject to district-by-district policies and procedures (and unique incident and student details), evidence of unequal suspension and expulsion decisions are relevant to discussions around alternative disciplinary measures.


In-School Suspension

To analyze in-school suspension, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Percent of students with an in-school suspension. In-school suspensions are incidents when a student is removed from the regular classroom setting due to a disciplinary infraction and is assigned to an in-school suspension program for a temporary amount of time.


Delaware

In-School Suspension in Delaware

2022

5.1%
of students
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In-School Suspension by Demographic Over Time


In-School Suspension
In-School Suspension by Ethnicity
In-School Suspension by Race
In-School Suspension by Sex

Out-of-School Suspension

To analyze out-of-school suspension, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Percent of students with an out-of-school suspension. Out-of-school suspensions are incidents when a student is removed from the regular classroom setting due to a disciplinary infraction and is banned from school grounds for a specified length of time.


Delaware

Out-of-School Suspension in Delaware

2022

7.0%
of students
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Out-of-School Suspension by Demographic Over Time


Out-of-School Suspension
Out-of-School Suspension by Ethnicity
Out-of-School Suspension by Race
Out-of-School Suspension by Sex

Expulsion

To analyze expulsion, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Percent of students expelled. Expulsions are incidents when the local board of education bans a student from the regular school setting for a specified length of time.


Delaware

Expulsion in Delaware

2022

0.0%
of students
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Expulsion by Demographic Over Time


Expulsion
Expulsion by Ethnicity
Expulsion by Race
Expulsion by Sex

Student Performance Assessment

Data are current as of 6/17/2024

Most recent dashboard update: 6/17/2024

Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts

To analyze percent of 3rd graders proficient in english language arts, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Students in grades 3 and 8 assessed as proficient in English language arts (ELA) using the Smarter assessment and in 11th grade by the SAT assessment.


Delaware

Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts in Delaware

2022

40.0%
of 3rd graders
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Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts by Demographic Over Time


Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts
Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts by Ethnicity
Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts by Race
Percent of 3rd graders proficient in English language arts by Sex

Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts

To analyze percent of 8th graders proficient in english language arts, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Students in grades 3 and 8 assessed as proficient in English language arts (ELA) using the Smarter assessment and in 11th grade by the SAT assessment.


Delaware

Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts in Delaware

2022

41.7%
of 8th graders
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Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts by Demographic Over Time


Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts
Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts by Ethnicity
Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts by Race
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Percent of 8th graders proficient in English language arts by Sex

Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts

To analyze percent of 11th graders proficient in english language arts, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Students in grades 3 and 8 assessed as proficient in English language arts (ELA) using the Smarter assessment and in 11th grade by the SAT assessment.


Delaware

Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts in Delaware

2022

47.1%
of 11th graders
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Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts by Demographic Over Time


Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts
Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts by Ethnicity
Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts by Race
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Percent of 11th graders proficient in English language arts by Sex

Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math

To analyze percent of 3rd graders proficient in math, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Students in grades 3 and 8 assessed as proficient in math using the Smarter assessment and in 11th grade by the SAT assessment.


Delaware

Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math in Delaware

2022

41.4%
of 3rd graders
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Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math by Demographic Over Time


Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math
Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math by Ethnicity
Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math by Race
Percent of 3rd graders proficient in math by Sex

Percent of 8th graders proficient in math

To analyze percent of 8th graders proficient in math, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Students in grades 3 and 8 assessed as proficient in math using the Smarter assessment and in 11th grade by the SAT assessment.


Delaware

Percent of 8th graders proficient in math in Delaware

2022

23.5%
of 8th graders
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Percent of 8th graders proficient in math by Demographic Over Time


Percent of 8th graders proficient in math
Percent of 8th graders proficient in math by Ethnicity
Percent of 8th graders proficient in math by Race
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Percent of 8th graders proficient in math by Sex

Percent of 11th graders proficient in math

To analyze percent of 11th graders proficient in math, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Students in grades 3 and 8 assessed as proficient in math using the Smarter assessment and in 11th grade by the SAT assessment.


Delaware

Percent of 11th graders proficient in math in Delaware

2022

24.3%
of 11th graders
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Percent of 11th graders proficient in math by Demographic Over Time


Percent of 11th graders proficient in math
Percent of 11th graders proficient in math by Ethnicity
Percent of 11th graders proficient in math by Race
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Percent of 11th graders proficient in math by Sex

Student Enrollment and Graduation Rates

Data are current as of 6/17/2024

Most recent dashboard update: 6/17/2024

What is this section about?

Like educational achievement, educational attainment has historically been linked with race, with white and Asian Amnericans in general leveraging greater access to educational resources (including higher quality schools and extra-curricular activities) into higher rates of progression and graduation.


Four-year graduation rate

To analyze four-year graduation rate, the mean and standard deviation of the values were calculated. Using these, the minimum and maximum for the color scale were established. This scaling is intended to make it easier to interpret the data at an initial glance.

About this Indicator

Percent of high school students who graduated within four years


Delaware

Four-year graduation rate in Delaware

2021

87.0%
of students
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Four-year graduation rate by Demographic Over Time


Four-year graduation rate
Four-year graduation rate by Ethnicity
Four-year graduation rate by Race
Four-year graduation rate by Sex