Las Americas ASPIRA Academy
 Date updated - Summer 2018
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District: Las Americas Aspira Academy Telephone: (302) 292-1463
Address: 326 Ruthar Drive, Newark DE 19711 Web: Las Americas ASPIRA Academy Page
Principal: Margaret Lopez-Waite Title IX Coordinator: Margie Lopez-Waite
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2016-172017-18
Kindergarten100100
Grade 1105104
Grade 299101
Grade 310098
Grade 452100
Grade 510051
Grade 64793
Grade 75045
Grade 84548
Total698740


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School Promotion by Grade

2016-17
Kindergarten96.0%
Grade 193.3%
Grade 2100.0%
Grade 3100.0%
Grade 4100.0%
Grade 5100.0%
Grade 6100.0%
Grade 7100.0%
Grade 8100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2016-172017-18
African American15.3%13.1%
American Indian0.1%0.1%
Asian2.1%1.5%
Hawaiian0.1%0.1%
Hispanic/Latino57.7%60.3%
White23.6%23.9%
Multi-Racial0.9%0.9%


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Other Student Characteristics

2017-18
English Language Learner34.5%
Low Income27.7%
Special Education8.6%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2017-18
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2017-18)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$12,407

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District Sources of Revenue (2015-16)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2015-16)




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Exemplary Programs
Vision Statement: Las Américas ASPIRA Academy – A fellowship of learners building culturally-inclusive communities.
Mission Statement: To educate and empower each student to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities.
Core Values: Dual Language Learning, Experiential Learning (project-based), Partnership/Collaboration, Character Development
Exemplary Programs
- Dual Language: K-5 Dual Language Immersion Program. Middle School Dual Language Immersion Continuation Model
- Mastery Learning and Assessment (K-5): Implementation of Common Core, NGSS and DE Content Standards in a competency-based learning model.
- Social Curriculum: School-wide implementation of the Responsive Classroom Approach.
- Blended Learning Initiative: 1:1 iPads in grades K-2; 1:1 Chromebooks in Grades 3-8.
- Personalized Learning Pilot (3rd-5th Grade): Leveraging the power of technology to empower students, teachers, and families to all work together towards students’ individ

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Curriculum Highlights
Exemplary Programs
- Dual Language: K-5 Dual Language Immersion Program. Middle School Dual Language Immersion Continuation Model
- Mastery Learning and Assessment (K-5): Implementation of Common Core, NGSS and DE Content Standards in a competency-based learning model.
- Social Curriculum: School-wide implementation of the Responsive Classroom Approach.
- Blended Learning Initiative: 1:1 iPads in grades K-2; 1:1 Chromebooks in Grades 3-8.
- Personalized Learning Pilot (3rd-5th Grade): Leveraging the power of technology to empower students, teachers, and families to all work together towards students’ individualized learning goals.

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