Sussex Academy



Sussex Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sussex Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 130
7 129
8 130
9 102
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sussex Academy is a public elementary school located in Georgetown, DE in the Sussex Academy. It enrolls 491 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 491
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 31

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Sussex Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 282
(57%)
282
(57%)
 Male 209
(43%)
209
(43%)

Sussex Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 384
(78%)
384
(78%)
 Hispanic 37
(8%)
37
(8%)
 Black 29
(6%)
29
(6%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
16
(3%)
 Asian 16
(3%)
16
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Sussex Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 429
(87%)
429
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(13%)
62
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sussex Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 41.2%. 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.

Sussex Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 322
2006 323
2007 323
2008 323
2009 324
2010 329
2011 335
2012 340
2013 412
2014 463
2015 491

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 19
2007 19
2008 19
2009 19.1
2010 20.6
2011 22.3
2012 7.4
2013 9
2014 8.1
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13664596273292
2006 0.10835913312693
2007 0.10835913312693
2008 0.074303405572755
2009 0.10185185185185
2010 0.11550151975684
2011 0.14925373134328
2012 0.17647058823529
2013 0.11165048543689
2014 0.084233261339093
2015 0.12627291242363

Compare Sussex Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.6%
 
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Sussex Academy
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Public 06 - 09 491 15.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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