Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences

  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences serves 759 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences placed in the top 1% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences places among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences's student population of 759 students has grown by 63% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences is ranked within the top 1% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences is 0.45, 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 School Rank#2 out of 205 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
4%
30%
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White
76%
45%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.69
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Graduation Rate≥90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSussex Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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