Delaware

State Policies

Policy Area State Policy
Arts as Core Academic Subject

Not found in statute or code.

Early Childhood Arts Ed State Standards Delaware Early Learning Foundations: Preschool (2010)
Elementary & Secondary Arts Ed State Standards Delaware Arts Standards (2015)
Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - Elementary

Instructional Program Requirements: Local school districts and each charter school shall provide instructional programs in the visual and performing arts for each grade K to 12. [In addition,] all public school students in each grade 1 to 6 shall be enrolled in a visual and performing arts program. (14-503 Del. Admin. Code § 6.0)

Instructional programs offered in the public schools of Delaware shall be in alignment with the appropriate content standards documents [including Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards]. (14-501 Del. Admin. Code § 1.0)

Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - Middle

Instructional Program Requirements: Local school districts and each charter school shall provide instructional programs in the visual and performing arts for each grade K to 12. [In addition,] public school students in each grade 1 to 6 shall be enrolled in a visual and performing arts program. (14-503 Del. Admin. Code § 6.0)

Instructional programs offered in the public schools of Delaware shall be in alignment with the appropriate content standards documents [including Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards]. (14-501 Del. Admin. Code § 1.0)

Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - High School

Instructional Program Requirements: Local school districts and each charter school shall provide instructional programs in the visual and performing arts for each grade K to 12 with the exception of the James H. Groves High School program. (14-503 Del. Admin. Code § 6.0)

Instructional programs offered in the public schools of Delaware shall be in alignment with the appropriate content standards documents [including Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards]. (14-501 Del. Admin. Code § 1.0)

Arts Requirements for High School Graduation

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Alternatives for High School Graduation

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Ed Assessment Requirements

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Ed Requirements for State Accreditation

Not found in statute or code.

Licensure Requirements for Non-Arts Teachers

Not found in statute or code.

Licensure Requirements for Arts Teachers Professional Standards Board: [Identifies license requirements for teachers of the following art forms:] dance (14-1220 Del. Admin. Code § 1549), music (14-1220 Del. Admin. Code § 1563), theater (14-1220 Del. Admin. Code § 1558), [and] visual art (14-1220 Del. Admin. Code § 1560).
State Arts Ed Grant Program or School for Arts

Not found in statute or code.

Other State Arts Ed Policies

Not found in statute or code.

Links to Administrative Code

Delaware Administrative Code

Links to State Statutes

Delaware Code

Arts Ed Surveys

Survey Info Description
Date of Survey

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Date of Release/Publication

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Population or Sample

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Unit of Analysis (school or district)

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Response Rate to Survey

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Survey Report

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Date of Past Survey

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Public K-12 Education Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Enrollment

129,026

Pupil/Teacher Ratio

13.9

Per Pupil Expenditures

$15,009

% High School Graduation Rate

75.5%

% High School Drop-out Rate

5.7%

% Eligible for Free & Reduced Lunch

52.0%

% Minority Students

51.4%

% English Language Learners

6.1%

% Served Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

14.9%