Las Americas Aspira Academy



Las Americas Aspira Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Las Americas Aspira Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 100
2 100
3 50
4 100
5 48
6 51
7 50
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 599 students in grades 1st through 12th. Las Americas Aspira Academy is the 34th largest public school in Delaware and the 13,736th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 599
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,736th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 34th out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 24th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 16th out of 126

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Las Americas Aspira Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 309
(52%)
309
(52%)
 Male 290
(48%)
290
(48%)

Las Americas Aspira Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 333
(56%)
333
(56%)
 White 158
(26%)
158
(26%)
 Black 87
(15%)
87
(15%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
13
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Las Americas Aspira Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 418
(70%)
418
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(30%)
181
(30%)
 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, Las Americas Aspira Academy is ranked 77th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Las Americas Aspira Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.2%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 439
2014 516
2015 599

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
2013 14.6
2014 14.3
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009
2010
2011 N/A
2012 0.49112426035503
2013 0.27790432801822
2014 0.26162790697674
2015 0.30217028380634

Compare Las Americas Aspira Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.2%
 
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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