Providence Creek Academy Charter School

273 West Duck Creek Rd

Clayton, DE 19938

Tel: (302)653-6276
Grades KG-8
697 students
Providence Creek Academy Charter School serves 697 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Providence Creek Academy Charter School operates within the Providence Creek Academy Charter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 82% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 697 students
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Total Students (2003-2014)
Gender % Providence Creek Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2003-2014)
Students by Grade Providence Creek Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 9:1 15:1
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
28%
31%
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
64%
47%
Providence Creek Academy Charter School White Students (2003-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Providence Creek Academy Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.52
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2003-2014)
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.
24%
39%
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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
Providence Creek Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,064 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,827 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Providence Creek Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 697 970
Providence Creek Academy Charter  School District Students Managed (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $6 MM $8 MM
Providence Creek Academy Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2002-2010)
District Spending $5 MM $9 MM
Providence Creek Academy Charter  School District District Spending (2002-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,064 $7,010
Providence Creek Academy Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2003-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,827 $7,367
Providence Creek Academy Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2003-2010)
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 Smyrna High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Smyrna Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clayton Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ClaytonClayton Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 490 students510 West Main St
    ClaytonDE 19938
    (302)653-8587
    0.2KG-4490
  • SmyrnaSmyrna High School
    2 Negative Reviews
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1452 students500 Duck Creek Parkway
    SmyrnaDE 19977
    (302)653-8581
    0.99-121452
  • SmyrnaSmyrna Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 831 students700 Duck Creek Parkway
    SmyrnaDE 19977
    (302)653-8584
    1.16-8831
  • ClaytonClayton Intermediate School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 448 students86 Sorrento Dr
    ClaytonDE 19938
    (302)653-4512
    1.35-6448
  • SmyrnaNorth Smyrna Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 485 students365 North Main St
    SmyrnaDE 19977
    (302)653-8589
    1.7PK-6485

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