Marion T. Academy Charter School (Closed 2009)

1121 Thatcher Street

Wilmington, DE 19802

Grades KG-8
559 students
Marion T. Academy Charter School served 559 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 53%.

School Overview

School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 559 students
Marion T. Academy Charter School Total Students (2001-2008)
Gender % Marion T. Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Marion T. Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2001-2008)
Students by Grade Marion T. Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Marion T. Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2008)
Hispanic
3%
15%
Marion T. Academy Charter School Black Students (2001-2008)
Black
97%
31%
Marion T. Academy Charter School Black Students (2001-2008)
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.
0.06 0.52
Marion T. Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2009)
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.
60%
39%
Marion T. Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2008)
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.
6%
n/a
Marion T. Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2008)

District Comparison

School District Name Marion T. Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
n/a
1
Number of Students Managed 559 970
Marion T. Academy Charter  School District Students Managed (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $8 MM
Marion T. Academy Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2001-2008)
District Spending n/a $9 MM
Marion T. Academy Charter  School District District Spending (2001-2008)
District Revenue / Student n/a $7,010
Marion T. Academy Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2008)
District Spending / Student n/a $7,367
Marion T. Academy Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2001-2008)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Howard High School Of Technology (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Prestige Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WilmingtonPrestige AcademyCharter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 287 students
    0 miles
    1121 Thatcher St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)762-3240
    05-8287
  • WilmingtonStubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 325 students
    0.3 miles
    1100 North Pine St
    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)429-4175
    0.3KG-5325
  • WilmingtonEdison (thomas A.) Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 748 students
    0.4 miles
    2200 North Locust St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)778-1101
    0.4KG-8748
  • WilmingtonHoward High School Of TechnologyVocational School
    Grades: 8-12 | 899 students
    0.4 miles
    401 East 12th St
    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)571-5400
    0.48-12899
  • WilmingtonMoyer (maurice J.) AcademyCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 227 students
    0.4 miles
    610 East 17th St
    WilmingtonDE 19802
    (302)428-9501
    0.46-12227
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