507 N 6th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Douglass Academy serves 139 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Douglass Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Douglass Academy's student population of 139 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 63% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglass Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Douglass Academy is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1968 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
61%
25%
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White
18%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 139 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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