326 Ruthar Drive
Newark, DE 19711
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Las Americas Aspira Academy serves 692 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Las Americas Aspira Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 50% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Las Americas Aspira Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Las Americas Aspira Academy's student population of 692 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-7
Total Students
692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
School Closed for Students East & West Campus; TPD (Events)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day of School for Students at the West Campus Early Dismissal at 11:15 am (Events)
June 02, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Day of School for Students at the East Campus Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm (Events)
June 07, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last Day for LAAA Team (Events)
June 10, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Las Americas Aspira Academy 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 Las Americas Aspira Academy is 0.57, 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
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#106 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
60%
18%
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Black
13%
30%
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White
24%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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-7
  • Students: 692 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Btm 50%)

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