Kuumba Academy Charter School

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7/10
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Reviews
36
Grades
K-8
Students
644
Type
Public charter
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
40%
State avg: 39%
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English
45%
State avg: 52%
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Social Studies
30%
State avg: 59%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
91%
Hispanic
7%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
White
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
50%
State avg: 89%
% of full time teachers who are certified
80%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood
1200 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
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