Positive Outcomes Charter School
 Date updated - Summer 2018
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District: Positive Outcomes Charter School Telephone: (302) 697-8805
Address: 3337 South DuPont Highway, Camden DE 19934 Web: Positive Outcomes Charter School Page
Principal: Edward Emmett Title IX Coordinator: Edward Emmett
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2016-172017-18
Grade 71613
Grade 81225
Grade 93016
Grade 102530
Grade 112423
Grade 121819
Total125126


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School Promotion by Grade

2016-17
Grade 7100.0%
Grade 8100.0%
Grade 996.7%
Grade 1080.0%
Grade 1195.8%
Grade 12100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2016-172017-18
African American30.4%32.5%
American Indian0.8%0.8%
Asian1.6%1.6%
Hispanic/Latino6.4%5.6%
White60.8%59.5%


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Other Student Characteristics

2017-18
English Language Learner0.0%
Low Income32.5%
Special Education69.0%
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)

$24,662

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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
Positive Outcomes Charter School provides its families with exemplary programs in all facets. Our school strives to help students that have experienced previous academic challenges in a traditional school setting. What brings families to our school is its attention to the individual needs of students. Small class sizes, assistive technology for all, a focus on collaboration and teamwork of all members of the school community, and a highly qualified staff with special education experience are the primary reasons that families choose POCS. What also draws families are the dramatic gains in both academic confidence and capacity of students as demonstrated by gains on standardized assessments and other indicators.

Each year our parents indicate that over 95% are satisfied with our school and our academic programs and almost 100% would refer other families to our school.

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Curriculum Highlights
The school has integrated the Big Picture Learning School Model into our program. Big Picture Learning’s model is focused in the individual success of each student. This is completed through completely understanding student’s passions and interests. Using this information, the school seeks to individualize programs to help students achieve their goals. Each student has an Individualized Student Learning Plan that defines goals, progress and successes. Each student in our school has the opportunity to participate in authentic internships, dual enrollment in college or other identified programs.

Each student also participates in an advisory. This advisory program helps connect students to each other and also provides a support structure for them to experience success.

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