Damar Charter Academy

Damar Charter Academy serves 198 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Damar Charter Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Damar Charter Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Damar Charter Academy's student population of 198 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students198 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Damar Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Damar Charter Academy is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1646 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
29%
13%
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White
61%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.540.51
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDamar Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Damar Charter Academy is Decatur Central High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Decatur Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Newton Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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