Positive Outcomes Charter School

Tel: (302)697-8805
Grades 7-12
120 students
Positive Outcomes Charter School serves 120 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Positive Outcomes Charter School operates within the Positive Outcomes Charter School District.
Positive Outcomes Charter School District's 46% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 120 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 120 students
Positive Outcomes Charter School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Positive Outcomes Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Positive Outcomes Charter School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Positive Outcomes Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 15:1
Positive Outcomes Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
6%
15%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
26%
31%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
66%
47%
Positive Outcomes Charter School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.52
Positive Outcomes Charter School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
39%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Positive Outcomes Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

Positive Outcomes Charter School District's student population of 120 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 46% has decreased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,596 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,096 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 39% over four years.
School District Name Positive Outcomes Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 120 970
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Students Managed (1998-2014)
Graduation Rate 46% 71%
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Graduation Rate (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $8 MM
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2000-2014)
District Spending $2 MM $9 MM
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District District Spending (2000-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,596 $7,010
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,096 $7,367
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2000-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Caesar Rodney High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fifer (fred) Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Star Hill Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Camden WyomingCaesar Rodney High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2037 students
    0.7 miles
    239 Old North Rd
    Camden WyomingDE 19934
    (302)697-2161
    0.79-122037
  • Camden WyomingFifer (fred) Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 840 students
    0.7 miles
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    Camden WyomingDE 19934
    (302)698-8400
    0.76-8840
  • Camden WyomingFifer Middle School IlcSpecial Education School

    0.7 miles
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    Camden WyomingDE 19934
    (302)698-8400
    0.7n/an/a
  • DoverStar Hill Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 488 students
    0.7 miles
    594 Voshells Mill/star Hill Ro
    DoverDE 19901
    (302)697-6117
    0.71-5488
  • Dover Stokes (nellie Hughes) Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 458 students
    0.9 miles
    3874 Upper King Rd
    DoverDE 19904
    (302)697-3205
    0.91-5458

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
December 06, 2016
It is never too early to start prepping for college by engaging in some extra-curricular activities that will help you to show a college admissions team who you are and what you believe in.
December 06, 2016
Students with disabilities may require the assistance of a service dog, but how might the presence of a dog in the classroom affect other students? Could it be too distracting?
November 09, 2016
Starting school can be a scary and overwhelming situation for any child, but children with autism experience unique challenges. Keep reading to learn what those challenges may be and to receive some tips for dealing with them appropriately.
School Clothing