Edison (thomas A.) Charter School



Edison (thomas A.) Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edison (thomas A.) Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 102
2 99
3 104
4 88
5 80
6 67
7 53
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edison (thomas A.) Charter School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School District. It enrolls 743 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edison (thomas A.) Charter School is the 11th largest public school in Delaware and the 5,893rd largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 743
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 52

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Edison (thomas A.) Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 416
(56%)
416
(56%)
 Male 327
(44%)
327
(44%)

Edison (thomas A.) Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 719
(97%)
719
(97%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
19
(3%)
 White 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Edison (thomas A.) Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 540
(73%)
540
(73%)
 Not Eligible 173
(23%)
173
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(4%)
30
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Edison (thomas A.) Charter School is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edison (thomas A.) Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) 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.

Edison (thomas A.) Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 840
2006 842
2007 833
2008 825
2009 791
2010 755
2011 729
2012 743

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17.5
2007 16.3
2008 16.5
2009 16.8
2010 12.6
2011 15.8
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8
2006 0.87648456057007
2007 0.8859543817527
2008 0.88121212121212
2009 0.93678887484197
2010 0.96423841059603
2011 0.96433470507545
2012 0.7671601615074

Compare Edison (thomas A.) Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.7%
 

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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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