200 Mcintire Drive
Newark, DE 19711
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Newark Charter School serves 2,436 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 17:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 58% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 2,436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in DE)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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 2,436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
2,436 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
141 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 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
12%
30%
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White
61%
42%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newark Charter School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% DE state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% DE state average).

What is the graduation rate of Newark Charter School?

The graduation rate of Newark Charter School is 95%, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 88%.

How many students attend Newark Charter School?

2,436 students attend Newark Charter School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

61% of Newark Charter School students are White, 15% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Newark Charter School?

Newark Charter School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.

What grades does Newark Charter School offer ?

Newark Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12

What school district is Newark Charter School part of?

Newark Charter School is part of Newark Charter School District.

School Reviews

5   5/23/2022
The school is dedicated to meeting the needs of your child as long as you work along with them. My oldest graduated and is on his way to college this summer. My youngest is completing his sophomore year and thriving. I will always appreciate their extraordinary efforts at this school.
- Posted by Parent - R. DK

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 2,436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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