Positive Outcomes Charter School

  • Positive Outcomes Charter School serves 126 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Positive Outcomes Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Positive Outcomes Charter School's student population of 126 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Positive Outcomes Charter School 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 Positive Outcomes Charter School is 0.55, 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#194 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
32%
30%
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White
59%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.69
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Graduation Rate≥80%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePositive Outcomes Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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