Family Foundations Academy



Family Foundations Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Family Foundations Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 120
1 97
2 95
3 67
4 85
5 72
6 84
7 87
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Family Foundations Academy is a public elementary school located in New Castle, DE in the Family Foundations Academy. It enrolls 707 students in grades 1st through 12th. Family Foundations Academy is the 16th largest public school in Delaware and the 7,358th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 707
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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Family Foundations Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 380
(54%)
380
(54%)
 Female 327
(46%)
327
(46%)

Family Foundations Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 514
(73%)
514
(73%)
 Hispanic 141
(20%)
141
(20%)
 White 32
(5%)
32
(5%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Family Foundations Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 468
(66%)
468
(66%)
 Not Eligible 168
(24%)
168
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(10%)
71
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Family Foundations Academy is ranked 7th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Family Foundations Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) is higher than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Family Foundations Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 229
2007 309
2008 389
2009 440
2010 622
2011 751
2012 707

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 14.3
2007 14.7
2008 15
2009 19.5
2010 17.8
2011 18.3
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.46529562982005
2009 0.47272727272727
2010 0.27652733118971
2011 0.71371504660453
2012 0.76237623762376

Compare Family Foundations Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.2%
 

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Public KG - 07 707 15.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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