Family Foundations Academy



Family Foundations Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Family Foundations Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 103
2 104
3 103
4 85
5 80
6 62
7 86
8 64
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 792 students in grades 1st through 12th. Family Foundations Academy is the 9th largest public school in Delaware and the 4,614th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 792
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 47

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Family Foundations Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 413
(52%)
413
(52%)
 Male 379
(48%)
379
(48%)

Family Foundations Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 632
(80%)
632
(80%)
 Hispanic 77
(10%)
77
(10%)
 White 54
(7%)
54
(7%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Family Foundations Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 404
(51%)
404
(51%)
 Not Eligible 388
(49%)
388
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, Family Foundations Academy is ranked 13th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Family Foundations Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.2%. 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
2013 825
2014 811
2015 792

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
2013 15.9
2014 13.5
2015 16.9

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
2013 0.49939393939394
2014 0.44389642416769
2015 0.51010101010101

Compare Family Foundations Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.2%
 
This School 51.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Family Foundations Academy
New Castle, DE
Public KG - 08 792 16.9:1  
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Public 06 - 08 662 14.7:1 2 miles
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 531 14.8:1 2 miles
Leach (john G.) School
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Public PK - 12 84 4.9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 120 13.3:1 2 miles
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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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