Las Americas Aspira Academy



Las Americas Aspira Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Las Americas Aspira Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 51
1 90
2 42
3 44
4 43
5 43
6 25
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Las Americas Aspira Academy is a public elementary school located in Newark, DE in the Las Americas Aspira Academy. It enrolls 338 students in grades 1st through 12th. Las Americas Aspira Academy is the 101st largest public school in Delaware and the 37,787th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 338
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,787th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 101st out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 109th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 112th out of 122

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Las Americas Aspira Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 172
(51%)
172
(51%)
 Female 166
(49%)
166
(49%)

Las Americas Aspira Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 189
(56%)
189
(56%)
 White 98
(29%)
98
(29%)
 Black 40
(12%)
40
(12%)
 Asian 9
(3%)
9
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Las Americas Aspira Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 172
(51%)
172
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(42%)
142
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(7%)
24
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Las Americas Aspira Academy is ranked 98th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Las Americas Aspira Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Las Americas Aspira Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 304
2012 338

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 17.7
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009
2010
2011 N/A
2012 0.49112426035503

Compare Las Americas Aspira Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.1%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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