2200 North Locust Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School serves 701 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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: 701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School's student population of 701 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
701 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Edison (Thomas A.) 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 Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School is 0.06, 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
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#150 out of 196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
18%
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Black
97%
30%
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White
1%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edison (Thomas A.) 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School's ranking?

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

What schools are Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School often compared to?

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Side Charter School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% DE state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average).

How many students attend Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School?

701 students attend Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School?

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School offer ?

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

What school district is Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School part of?

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School is part of Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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