Average Teacher Salary in Capital School District

The average teacher salary in Capital School District is $33,260.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,700 $16,100 $17,890 $20,310 $24,030 $29,990
Elementary $44,820 $21,700 $31,210 $45,280 $55,910 $69,380

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General Facts

  • Staff: 802
  • Full time teachers: 436
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 101
  • Instructional Coordinators: 21
  • Elementary Teachers: 231
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 20
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 180
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,054

Financial Statistics for Capital School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $19,498,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $52,410,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,730,000
  • Total revenue: $80,638,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $46,043,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $40,084,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $17,720,000
  • Expenditures per student: $14,000
  • Total expenditures: $75,472,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $16,742,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $6,536,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $215,000

Information on Schools within Capital School District

Elementary Schools within the Capital School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
901 Forest St
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1900
  • Total: 381
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 93
14 to 1 27 Kindergarten 4th Grade
East Dover Elementary School
852 South Little Creek Rd
Dover, DE 19901
302-672-1655
  • Total: 327
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 54
13 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Fairview Elementary School
700 Walker Rd
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1645
  • Total: 357
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 62
16 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Hartly Elementary School
2617 Arthursville Rd
Hartly, DE 19953
302-672-1670
  • Total: 406
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 68
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
North Dover Elementary School
855 College Rd
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1980
  • Total: 394
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 68
15 to 1 26 Kindergarten 4th Grade
South Dover Elementary School
955 South State St
Dover, DE 19901
302-672-1690
  • Total: 433
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 71
15 to 1 28 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Towne Point Elementary School
629 Buckson Dr
Dover, DE 19901
302-672-1590
  • Total: 381
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 75
17 to 1 22 Kindergarten 4th Grade
William Henry Middle School
Carver Rd
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1622
  • Total: 866
  • 5th grade: 433
  • 6th grade: 433
14 to 1 61 5th Grade 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Capital School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Middle School
211 Delaware Ave
Dover, DE 19901
302-672-1772
  • Total: 847
  • 7th grade: 451
  • 8th grade: 396
13 to 1 66 7th Grade 8th Grade
Dover High School
One Pat Lynn Dr
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1526
  • Total: 1,469
  • 9th grade: 583
  • 10th grade: 340
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade: 278
15 to 1 98 8th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Capital School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dover High School
One Pat Lynn Dr
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1526
  • Total: 1,469
  • 9th grade: 583
  • 10th grade: 340
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade: 278
15 to 1 98 8th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Capital School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Kent County Alternative Programs
631 Ridgley St Suite 5
Dover, DE 19904
302-736-5355
  • Total: 71
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 6
  • 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade: 4
5 to 1 14 6th Grade 12th Grade
Kent County Community School
Carver Rd
Dover, DE 19904
302-672-1960
  • Total: 122
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 14
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 6
  • 5th grade: 10
  • 6th grade: 10
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 16
11 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,055
  • Median family income: $46,351
  • Median male income: $27,622
  • Median female income: $17,791
  • Median income of a renter: $25,039
  • Median income of a home owner: $48,850
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,660 2,130 2,525 2,850 1,255