Kuumba Academy Charter School

519 North Market Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

Tel: (302)472-6450
  • Kuumba Academy Charter School serves 424 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Kuumba Academy Charter School operates within the Kuumba Academy Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 424 students has grown by 61% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students424 students
Kuumba Academy Charter School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender %Kuumba Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Kuumba Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2003-2015)
Students by GradeKuumba Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Kuumba Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
Hispanic
8%
15%
Kuumba Academy Charter School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
92%
31%
Kuumba Academy Charter School Black Students (2003-2015)
White
n/a
47%
Kuumba Academy Charter School White Students (2002-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsKuumba Academy Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.150.66
Kuumba Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2003-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
37%
Kuumba Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/an/a
Kuumba Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Kuumba Academy Charter School District's student population of 424 students has grown by 61% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,471 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,099 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameKuumba Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed424933
Kuumba Academy Charter School District Students Managed (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$3 MM$8 MM
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Total Revenue (2002-2015)
District Spending$3 MM$9 MM
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Spending (2002-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,471$7,010
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2002-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,099$7,367
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Spending / Student (2002-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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