Positive Outcomes Charter School

3337 South Dupont Hwy,

Camden, DE, 19934

Tel: (302)697-8805
Grades: 7-12

125 students

Positive Outcomes Charter School serves 125 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Positive Outcomes Charter School operates within the Positive Outcomes Charter School District.
The school district's 43% graduation rate is lower than the DE state average of 73%.

Overview

The student population of 125 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 125 students
Positive Outcomes Charter School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 68% Male / 32%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Positive Outcomes Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Positive Outcomes Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 9:1 15:1
Positive Outcomes Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
18%
32%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Black (1997-2012)
White
75%
49%
Positive Outcomes Charter School White (1997-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Positive Outcomes Charter School Sch Ethnicity Positive Outcomes Charter School 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.
0.41 0.64
Positive Outcomes Charter School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
31%
43%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
15%
6%
Positive Outcomes Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 125 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 43% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Positive Outcomes Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 125 970
Graduation Rate 43% 73%
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $13 MM
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Total Revenue (2000-2009)
District Spending $2 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,058 $11,002
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Revenue / Student (2000-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,208 $12,421
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 Rodney (caesar) 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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Camden-wyoming Rodney (caesar) High School
    239 Old North Rd
    Camden-wyoming , DE , 19934
    (302)697-2161
    0.7  mi  |  2067  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Dover Star Hill Elementary School
    594 Voshells Mill/star Hill Ro
    Dover , DE , 19901
    (302)697-6117
    0.7  mi  |  528  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Camden Fifer (fred) Middle School
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    Camden , DE , 19934
    (302)698-8400
    0.7  mi  |  860  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Camden Fifer Middle School Ilc
    Special Education School
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    Camden , DE , 19934
    (302)698-8400
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Dover Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Stokes (nellie Hughes) Elementary School
    3874 Upper King Rd
    Dover , DE , 19904
    (302)697-3205
    0.9  mi  |  486  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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Kent County, DE public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.56, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Kent County is Kentwood Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.