Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences

  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences serves 692 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences's student population of 692 students has grown by 67% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall School Rank#3 out of 200 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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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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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sussex Academy Of Arts And Sciences.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.410.53
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Graduation Rate≥90%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSussex Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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