Delaware State Information

Where Delaware Ranks
Delaware National AverageRank
Education spending per student adjusted for regional cost differences (2002) $9,072 $7,734 7
Average class size for self-contained classes in elementary schools (2000) 20.6 21.2 26
Average Beginning Teacher Salary (2002-03) $33,811 $29,564 9
Average Teacher Salary (2002-03) $49,821 $45,771 12
Graduation rates (2002)
  • State overall
  • 63 %71 % 43
  • Black
  • 54 %56 %
  • Hispanic
  • -- %52 %
  • White
  • 68 %78 %
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    State Information
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    Facts At A Glance
    Governor: Ruth Ann Minner (D)
    Secretary of Education: Valerie A. Woodruff
    Pre-K-12 Enrollment: 116,342
    No. of Districts: 19
    No. of Public Schools: 197
    No. of Public School Teachers: 7,698
    Annual Pre-K-12 Expenditures: $1.1 billion
    Student Demographics
    Students in Title I Schools: 46.6%
    Students Eligible for Free/Reduced Price Lunch: 35.5%
    Students With Disabilities: 14.4%
    English-Language Learners: 3.0%

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