501 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sarah Pyle Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students (15-16)
96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Sarah Pyle Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#172 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(15-16)
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
(15-16)
16%
16%
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Black
(15-16)
53%
31%
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White
(15-16)
31%
46%
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Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
n/a
3%
Diversity Score
n/a
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (15-16)
42%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Sarah Pyle Academy (SPA) is the "BREAKTHROUGH" school program of Wilmington, Delaware. A unique program where students experience education through a Blended Learning, Flex Model with as much, or as little Personalized Learning that makes sense for each student along their path toward graduation and "life after SPA."

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)

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