Kuumba Academy Charter School



Kuumba Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kuumba Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 52
2 44
3 36
4 45
5 34
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kuumba Academy Charter School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Kuumba Academy Charter School. It enrolls 263 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kuumba Academy Charter School is the 112th largest public school in Delaware and the 44,206th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 263
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,206th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 112th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 46th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 114th out of 122

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Kuumba Academy Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 140
(53%)
140
(53%)
 Male 123
(47%)
123
(47%)

Kuumba Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 249
(95%)
249
(95%)
 Hispanic 11
(4%)
11
(4%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kuumba Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 205
(78%)
205
(78%)
 Not Eligible 32
(12%)
32
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(10%)
26
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Kuumba Academy Charter School is ranked 76th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kuumba Academy Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.8%) is significantly 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.

Kuumba Academy Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 243
2006 254
2007 243
2008 253
2009 253
2010 253
2011 260
2012 263

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.4
2007 13.5
2008 13.3
2009 11.8
2010 11.5
2011 13.7
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61728395061728
2006 0.60629921259843
2007 0.63374485596708
2008 0.71541501976285
2009 0.71146245059289
2010 0.75889328063241
2011 0.48846153846154
2012 0.87832699619772

Compare Kuumba Academy Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 87.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kuumba Academy Charter School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 06 263 13.8:1  
Elbert-Palmer Elementary School
Wilmington, DE
Public PK - 05 271 11.8:1 1 miles
Bancroft Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 358 10.8:1 1 miles
St Michael'S School & Nursery
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Private PK - 01 63 14:1 1 miles
Ursuline Academy (pk-12)
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Private PK - 12 515 9:1 1 miles
Moyer (maurice J.) Academy
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Public 06 - 12 182 13:1 1 miles
St Peter Cathedral School
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Private PK - 08 197 18:1 1 miles
Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 341 14.2:1 1 miles
Shortlidge (evan G.) Academy
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Public KG - 05 316 10.2:1 1 miles
Lewis (william C.) Dual Language Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 473 12.1:1 1 miles
Prestige Academy
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Public 05 - 08 298 12.4:1 1 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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