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 (1997-2013)
Gender % 68% Male / 32%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
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 0.51. 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 (1997-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
3%
13%
Black
18%
32%
White
75%
49%
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 0.51
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 (1997-2013)
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%

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 1,164
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (1997-2012)
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
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Spending (2000-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,058 $11,002
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Revenue / Student (2000-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,208 $12,421
Positive Outcomes Charter  School District Spending / Student (2000-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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-wyomingRodney (caesar) High School
    239 Old North Rd
    Camden-wyomingDE 19934
    (302)697-2161
    0.7 mi | 2067 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DoverStar Hill Elementary School
    594 Voshells Mill/star Hill Ro
    DoverDE 19901
    (302)697-6117
    0.7 mi | 528 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • CamdenFifer (fred) Middle School
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    CamdenDE 19934
    (302)698-8400
    0.7 mi | 860 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CamdenFifer Middle School Ilc
    Special Education School
    109 East Camdenwyoming Ave
    CamdenDE 19934
    (302)698-8400
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • DoverHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Stokes (nellie Hughes) Elementary School
    3874 Upper King Rd
    DoverDE 19904
    (302)697-3205
    0.9 mi | 486 students | Gr. 1-5                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.50, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.51. The most diverse school district in Kent County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.