Let us take a test. Since I write the rules, you can forgive me if I give you a cheat sheet at the end of every question… It’s not like I’m going to fire you if you get a too-low score…..

Which accurately describes the number of children in Delaware in 2012…..

A 385,402

**B** 205,050

C 147,984

D 07,357

What percentage of children are white in Delaware

A 77.3

B 62.8

**C** 52.0

D 49.1

How many children were enrolled in Delaware’s Public school system 2014?

A 195,365

B 153,761

**C** 133,369

D 119,695

What is the percent of children classified as poor in Delaware?

A 9.4%

B 11.9%

**C** 17.4%

D 21.6%

How many children (number) are considered poor in Delaware

A 44,358

**B** 34,875

C 22,489

D 11,358

What is Delaware’s state ranking in child poverty

A 8th

**B** 15th

C 26th

D 41th

What percent of Delaware’s children live in extreme poverty; at incomes below half the poverty line…..

A 5.5

B 6.6

**C** 7.7

D 11.1

Which child age group lives in the poorest conditions?

**A** 0-6 years

B 7-12 years

C 13-18 years

D 10-15 years

What percent of the age group 0-6 live below half the poverty line?

A 50%

B 33%

C 18%

**D** 10%

What ratio of Delaware’s African American Children live in poverty?

A 1 in 3

**B** 1 in 4

C 1 in 5

D 1 in 6

Ration of Delaware white children who live below the poverty line?

A 1 in 7

B 1 in 8

C 1 in 9

**D** 1 in 10

How many of Delaware’s children attended school while homeless in 2011-2012 school year

A 7000 or 5.2%

B 6000 or 4.5%

C 5000 or 3.7%

**D ** 4000 or 3.0%

How many full-time minimum-wage jobs are necessary to be able to afford a fair market rent two-

bedroom apartment in Delaware and still have enough left over for food, utilities and other necessities.

A 2

**B** 3

C 4

D 4.5

How many of Delaware’s children are on Supplemental Food Assistance?

A 1 in 10

**B ** 3 in 10

C 5 in 10

D 7 in 10

In 2011 what was the percent of children eligible to be insured in CHP programs that were?

**A** 92.8%

B 65.3%

C 45.6%

D 42.5%

What is Delaware’s ranking among states where children are insured….

**A** 4th

B 9th

C 17th

D 25th

How many of the 10 quality benchmarks set by the National

Institute for Early Education Research in 2012-2013. did Delaware actually meet?

A 10

B 9

**C** 8

D 7

The state spent how much less per student in its poorest districts than recommended to adequately support

poor students in 2007-2008.

A $5,123

B $4,861

**C** $3,928

D $532

What percent of Delaware’s fourth grade public school students were unable to read at grade level in 2013?

A 27%

B 35%

C 42%

**D** 62%

In Delaware, how many children were abused or neglected in 2012?

A 537

B 735

C 899

**D** 2335

What is your best guess on the percentage of children at or below poverty in Christina’s Bancroft Elementary?

A 18.7%

B 23.2%

C 49.3%

**D ** 89.6%

How many third grade Common Core children met proficiency at Bancroft in 2013?

A 75%

B 61%

C 57%

**D** 26%

At Bancroft in 2014 which group of students had the highest percentage on their scores

A Students who received only Common Core training

B Students who received 1 year of Common Core training

C Students who were first trained regularly with no Common Core

**D** Students who received no common core training.

Which school has received a letter because it’s AYP was below target two years in a row?

**A** Bancroft: 89% low income; 78.6% Afro-American; 14.7% special education

B Newark Charter: 17.7% low income; 11.0% Afro-American; 5.7% special education

C Kuumba Academy: 85.2% low income; 85.2% Afro-American; 5.7% special education

D Wilmington Charter: 5.7% low income; 5.6% Afro-American; 0.6% special education

What is the biggest factor in determining a child’s score on a state test?

**A** his family’s income level

B his curriculum

C his teacher

D his support team

Why is the DOE writing a letter to a school failing that has 89.6% low income?

A To drive business to the new charters coming in to the Bank of America complex.

B To look tough to other schools and scare them greatly

C To make low income children feel bad about themselves

**D** To fail the school and transfer the property over to a friend of Jack Markell

Check your answers at this site… and more answers to questions not asked, but should have been….

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July 23, 2014 at 8:48 am

Jon's loving fatherReblogged this on Exceptional Delaware and commented:

Some of these statistics are just mind-boggling. But this will be great data mining for the DOE.