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.
  • 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 424 students has grown by 63% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 424 students
Kuumba Academy Charter School Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Kuumba Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Kuumba Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2003-2015)
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 0.15 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 14:1
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Kuumba Academy Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Kuumba Academy Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.
0.15 0.52
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 (2004-2015)
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/a n/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 63% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,208 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,594 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Kuumba Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 424 933
Kuumba Academy Charter School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $10 MM
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Total Revenue (2003-2014)
District Spending $4 MM $10 MM
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Spending (2003-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,208 $10,798
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2003-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,594 $10,466
Kuumba Academy Charter School District District Spending / Student (2003-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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