About This School
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Thomas A. Edison Charter School of Wilmington did not make AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Delaware in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Thomas A. Edison Charter School of Wilmington's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Thomas A. Edison Charter School of Wilmington had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Delaware average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Thomas A. Edison Charter School of Wilmington's students and teachers. more
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Urban Promise School (the) 0.1 miles||n/a|
|Maurice J. Moyer Academy 0.4 miles|
|Vision Learning Center 0.5 miles||n/a|
|Frederick Douglass Stubbs Elementary School 0.5 miles|
|Howard High School of Technology 0.5 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 755
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Thomas A. Edison Charter School of Wilmington had 96% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Delaware had 48% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Charter-76 District Spending
In 2011, Thomas A. Edison Charter School of Wilmington had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Delaware average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Charter-76 School District
About the DSTP
What is it?
The Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading and math grades 2 through 10, in grades 3 through 10 in writing, and in grades 4, 6, 8, and 11 in science and social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students in grades 3-11 are scored at five levels: distinguished, exceeds the standard, meets the standard, below the standard and well below the standard. The goal is for students to score at or above meet or exceed the standard level.