East Side Charter School serves 449 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
East Side Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 449 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in DE
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
East Side Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:
Most improved public schools
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
East Side Charter School's student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
East Side Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of East Side Charter School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#106 out of 196 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is East Side Charter School's ranking?
East Side Charter School is ranked #106 out of 196 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).
How many students attend East Side Charter School?
449 students attend East Side Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of East Side Charter School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Side Charter School?
East Side Charter School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What grades does East Side Charter School offer ?
East Side Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is East Side Charter School part of?
East Side Charter School is part of East Side Charter School District.
This school needs major improvement. This is my daughters first year in the charter school system and it is worse than public school. Students have no manners and the teachers cannot control them. If you want your child to succeed don't send him/her there, if you do you will regret it....
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