1200 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Kuumba Academy Charter School serves 608 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Kuumba Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
91%
30%
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White
1%
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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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%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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