2001 Patriot Way
Newark, DE 19711
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Newark Charter School serves 2,354 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Newark Charter School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Newark Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Newark Charter School's student population of 2,354 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
2,354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
143 teachers
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School Rankings

Newark Charter School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Newark Charter School is 0.56, 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
#2 out of 204 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
11%
30%
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White
64%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 2,354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Btm 50%)

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