Las Americas Aspira Academy

Rank
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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 50% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Las Americas Aspira Academy's student population of 692 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Las Americas Aspira Academy 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#105 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.69
This chart display the diversity score of Las Americas Aspira Academy and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Las Americas Aspira Academy 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)
7%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLas Americas Aspira Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Las Americas Aspira Academy is Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freire Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Oaks Charter School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
    0.0 miles
    801 North Dupont Highway
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 322-6050
    0 9-12 228
  • Wilmington Freire Charter School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-10 | 353 students
    0.3 miles
    Null, Null
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302) 407-4800
    0.3 8-10 353
  • Wilmington Great Oaks Charter School Charter School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-10 | 448 students
    0.3 miles
    1200 North French St
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302) 332-6110
    0.3 6-10 448
  • Wilmington Howard High School Of Technology Vocational School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 848 students
    0.3 miles
    401 East 12th Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302) 571-5400
    0.3 8-12 848
  • Wilmington Bancroft Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 286 students
    0.4 miles
    700 North Lombard Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    (302) 429-4102
    0.4 PK-5 286

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