Delaware Military Academy

112 Middleboro Rd,

Wilmington, DE, 19804-

Tel: (302)998-0745
Grades: 9-12

559 students

Delaware Military Academy serves 559 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Delaware Military Academy operates within the Delaware Military Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 559 students
Delaware Military Academy Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Delaware Military Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Delaware Military Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 15:1
Delaware Military Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Delaware Military Academy American Indian (2011-2012)
Asian
2%
3%
Delaware Military Academy Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Delaware Military Academy Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
6%
32%
Delaware Military Academy Black (2004-2012)
White
82%
49%
Delaware Military Academy White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Delaware Military Academy Sch Ethnicity Delaware Military Academy Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.32 0.64
Delaware Military Academy Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
n/a 43%
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.
25%
6%
Delaware Military Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 559 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Delaware Military Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 559 970
Delaware Military Academy School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a% 73%
District Total Revenue $5 MM $13 MM
Delaware Military Academy School District Total Revenue (2003-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $15 MM
Delaware Military Academy School District Spending (2003-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,000 $11,002
Delaware Military Academy School District Revenue / Student (2004-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,494 $12,421
Delaware Military Academy School District Spending / Student (2004-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Conrad Schools Of Science (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Conrad Schools Of Science (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richardson Park Learning Center (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Richardson Park Learning Center
    Special Education School
    99 Middleboro Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19804
    (302)992-5574
    Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Wilmington Richardson Park Elementary School
    16 Idella Ave
    Wilmington , DE , 19804
    (302)992-5570
    0.4  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Conrad Schools Of Science
    Magnet School
    201 Jackson Ave
    Wilmington , DE , 19804
    (302)992-5545
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  966  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Wilmington Bayard Middle School
    200 South Dupont St
    Wilmington , DE , 19805
    (302)429-4118
    1.1  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Wilmington Douglass School
    1800 Prospect Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19805
    (302)429-4146
    1.2  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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