Family Foundations Academy

  • Family Foundations Academy serves 759 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Family Foundations Academy's student population of 759 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Family Foundations Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Family Foundations Academy is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#155 out of 200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Family Foundations Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Family Foundations Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
82%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Family Foundations Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
6%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Family Foundations Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Family Foundations Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.320.53
This chart display the diversity score of Family Foundations Academy and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Family Foundations Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Family Foundations Academy 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFamily Foundations Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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