Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School Lewes, DE 19958


Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School - School Profile

School Directory Information (2019-2020 school year)

Physical Address:
LEWES, DE 19958-1597

Mailing Address:
LEWES, DE 19958-1597

Phone: (302) 645-7748


Grade Span: (grades KG - 5)

   KG 1 2 3 4 5                     
District Name: Cape Henlopen School District

Type: Regular
Status: Operational

Charter: No

Supervisory Union #: N/A

School Details (2018-2019 school year)
County: Sussex County
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Locale: Town, Distant (between 10 and 35 miles from nearest city)

Magnet: No

Total Students: 560
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 38
Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.7

Enrollment Characteristics (2018-2019 school year)

Enrollment by Grade:

KG 1 2 3 4 5
101 90 73 92 95 109

Enrollment by Gender:

Male 290
Female 270

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity:

American Indian or Alaska Native 4
Asian 10
Black or African American 52
Hispanic/Latino 75
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0
Not Specified 0
Two or more races 23
White 396
Direct Certification1: 133
Free lunch qualified1:
Reduced-price lunch qualified1:
Note: Details may not add to totals.

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Nearby Public Schools (within a 15-mile radius)

Cape Henlopen High School, DE (< 0.1 mile)
Sussex Consortium, DE (< 0.1 mile)
Love Creek Elementary School, DE (3.6 miles S)
Beacon Middle School, DE (3.6 miles S)
Rehoboth Elementary School, DE (5.1 miles SE)
Mariner Middle School, DE (8.9 miles W)
Milton Elementary School, DE (9 miles W)
H. O. Brittingham Elementary School, DE (9.2 miles W)
Long Neck Elementary School, DE (9.7 miles SSW)
Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences, DE (12.8 miles WSW)

Nearby Private Schools (within a 15-mile radius)

Legal Name Bethel Preschool of Lewes, Inc., DE (< 0.1 mile)
Delmarva Christian Schools Milton Campus, DE (7.6 miles WNW)
The Jefferson School, DE (12.1 miles WSW)
Delmarva Christian High School, DE (13.8 miles WSW)
Geneva Academy, DE (14.2 miles WNW)

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