Delaware College Preparatory Academy

510 West 28th Street

Wilmington, DE 19802

Tel: (302)762-7424
  • Delaware College Preparatory Academy serves 190 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Delaware College Preparatory Academy operates within the Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 190 students has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 190 students
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Total Students (2009-2015)
Gender % Delaware College Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (2009-2015)
Students by Grade Delaware College Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 17:1 14:1
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
96%
31%
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Black Students (2009-2015)
White
n/a
47%
Delaware College Preparatory Academy White Students (2009-2010)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.08 0.52
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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 n/a
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
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
Delaware College Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

  • Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District's student population of 190 students has decreased by 31% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,429 is higher than the state average of $11,318. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,562 is higher than the state average of $10,965. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 190 933
Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District Students Managed (2009-2015)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $11 MM
Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District District Total Revenue (2009-2015)
District Spending $3 MM $10 MM
Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District District Spending (2009-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,429 $11,318
Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2009-2015)
District Spending / Student $12,562 $10,965
Delaware College Preparatory Academy School District District Spending / Student (2009-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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