Charter School of New Castle
 Date updated - Winter 2017
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District: Charter School of New Castle Telephone: (302) 324-8901
Address: 170 Lukens Drive, New Castle DE 19720 Web: Charter School of New Castle Page
Principal: Aaron Bass Title IX Coordinator: Aaron Bass
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

Grade 110375
Grade 210597
Grade 38198
Grade 410173
Grade 57594
Grade 68083
Grade 76680
Grade 87257

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School Promotion by Grade

Grade 199.0%
Grade 299.0%
Grade 3100.0%
Grade 4100.0%
Grade 596.0%
Grade 698.8%
Grade 7100.0%
Grade 8100.0%

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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

African American81.7%81.2%
American Indian0.8%0.7%

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Other Student Characteristics

English Language Learner2.5%2.9%
Low Income56.7%51.4%
Special Education8.0%9.1%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%N/A

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Recently Arrived ELL Students

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)


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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
Family Foundations Academy Charter School is a K-8 institution serving more than 800 students. We are dedicated to acknowledging the learning differences of each individual child and nurturing the uniqueness of each family structure. We offer rigorous instruction directly aligned to the Common Core State Standards. One of our distinctive features is a targeted focus on reading, math and character development. Within our daily structure, we have created routine systems which allow additional instructional time in these focus areas. Additionally, we have two counselors who monitor and oversee the social and emotional needs of all students. We are committed to ensuring that students receive both the academic and personal skills needed to be college and career ready.
We believe that the key to success is establishing clear systems and routines. From arrival to dismissal, students are expected to maintain the expectations of a guiding structured environment.

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Curriculum Highlights
As we prepare our students for success in high school and college, we have a very student-centered curriculum that is aligned to the Common Core Standards. Our teachers use the EngageNY curriculum for grades K-5 for math and K-8 for reading. SpringBoard Math is used for grades 6-8.

We also have the following extracurricular activities:

Monarch Cheerleaders (state champions), National Elementary and Junior Honor Society, Student Council, BPA (Business Professionals of America), LeadAmerica (leadership workshop for students attended at ivy league colleges and universities), Boy Scouts, National Handwriting Champions (recognized by President Obama), Honors Programs (grades 3-8 for all subjects ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies), Brainchild (on-line learning environment for practice and application), Character Counts (positive school climate program based on Six Pillars of character; Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship).

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