Kuumba Academy Charter School

Tel: (302)472-6450
Grades KG-6
298 students
Kuumba Academy Charter School serves 298 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Kuumba Academy Charter School operates within the Kuumba Academy Charter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 298 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 298 students
Kuumba Academy Charter School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Kuumba Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Kuumba Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Kuumba Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Kuumba Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Kuumba Academy Charter School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
96%
31%
Kuumba Academy Charter School Black Students (2004-2014)
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.
0.08 0.52
Kuumba Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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%
39%
Kuumba Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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/a n/a
Kuumba Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Kuumba Academy Charter School District's student population of 298 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,964 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 $12,577 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Kuumba Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 298 970
Kuumba Academy Charter  School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $8 MM
Kuumba Academy Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2003-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $9 MM
Kuumba Academy Charter  School District District Spending (2003-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,964 $7,010
Kuumba Academy Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2003-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,577 $7,367
Kuumba Academy Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2003-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Douglass School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elbert-palmer Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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    0.8 miles
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    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)429-4188
    0.8PK-5246
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    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)429-4158
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    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    0.9 miles
    700 North Lombard St
    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)429-4102
    0.9PK-5415
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    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    0.9 miles
    1300 Cedar St
    WilmingtonDE 19805
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    Grades: 9-12 | 330 students
    1.1 miles
    801 North Dupont Hwy
    New CastleDE 19720
    (302)322-6050
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