Kuumba Academy Charter School

Kuumba Academy Charter School serves 608 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kuumba Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Kuumba Academy Charter School's student population of 608 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Kuumba Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kuumba Academy Charter School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#136 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kuumba Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kuumba Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kuumba Academy Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kuumba Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
91%
30%
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White
1%
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kuumba Academy Charter School 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 Lunch (12-13)
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kuumba Academy 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKuumba Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kuumba Academy Charter School is Sarah Pyle Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Las Americas Aspira Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elbert-palmer Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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