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Capital School District

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Type  Public
Established  1925
Teachers  444
Founded  1925
Staff  422
Color  Blue and White
Grades  K−12
Superintendent  Dan Shelton
Number of schools  12
Number of students  6,250
Athletics conference  Henlopen Conference
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Budget  $93,108,292 (Preliminary)
Motto  "Educational excellence today for a changing tomorrow."

Capital School District is a public school district in Kent County, Delaware in the United States. It serves the greater Dover area.


Map of Capital School District, DE, USA


The district covers a 125-square-mile (320 km2) area in central Kent County.

Towns served include Cheswold, Hartly, Little Creek, Leipsic, and most of Dover, as well as the Delaware side of Marydel.

School Board

President: Matt Lindell

Vice President: Brian E. Lewis

Members: Kay Dietz-Sass, Sean P. M. Christiansen, John "Marty" Martin


Capital School District was formed in 1969 through the consolidation of the Dover Special, Hartly, Rose Valley, and Wiley's school districts and the William Henry Comprehensive School.

Awards and achievements

Three schools in the district have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence.

  • Dover High School (1986)
  • Booker T. Washington Elementary (2005)
  • Fairview Elementary (2006)
  • Capital School District also has nine National Board Certified Professionals.


    The Capital Educators Association (CEA) is the teachers' union for this school district. Rod Fesel currently serves as President.


    Capital School District Wikipedia

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