East Side Charter School

3000 North Claymont Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 474 students in grades Kindergarten-8, East Side Charter School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 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 (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in DE
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East Side Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

East Side Charter School's student population of 474 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
474 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

East Side Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 196 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Side Charter School is 0.13, 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.
This School
State Level (DE)
#106 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of East Side Charter School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Side Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Side Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of East Side Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in East Side Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in East Side Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
93%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in East Side Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
42%
This chart display the percentage of White students in East Side Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
0.13
This chart display the diversity score of East Side Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Side Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Side Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 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 schools are East Side Charter School often compared to?
East Side Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School by visitors of our site.
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?
474 students attend East Side Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of East Side Charter School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Side Charter School?
East Side Charter School has a student ration of 12:1, 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.

School Reviews

2   7/7/2009
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....
- Posted by Parent - Hottn

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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