Delaware College Preparatory Academy
 Date updated - Fall 2017
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District: Red Clay Consolidated School District Telephone: (302) 762-7424
Address: 510 West 28th Street, Wilmington DE 19802 Web: Delaware College Preparatory Academy Page
Principal: Angela Dennis
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2015-16
Kindergarten34
Grade 141
Grade 235
Grade 329
Grade 430
Grade 517
Total186


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School Promotion by Grade

2014-15
Kindergarten88.1%
Grade 189.6%
Grade 294.7%
Grade 396.0%
Grade 4100.0%
Grade 5100.0%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2015-16
African American91.4%
American Indian0.5%
Hispanic/Latino4.8%
Multi-Racial3.2%


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Other Student Characteristics

2015-16
English Language Learner1.1%
Low Income77.4%
Special Education1.6%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2016-17
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2016-17)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2015-16)

$13,707

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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
Delaware College Preparatory Academy (DCPA) is a tuition-free college preparatory elementary charter school specially designed to help urban students get into college. DCPA has a concentrated focus on closing the achievement gap and preparing our scholars to succeed in the most competitive middle and high schools in the nation. DCPA is modeled after other successful college preparatory programs, wherein our mission is to ensure that our scholars master the rigorous core skills needed to succeed academically in reading, mathematics and writing.

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Curriculum Highlights
Primary Curriculum:

ELA- McGraw Hill Reading Wonders Common Core, 120 minutes daily
Math- Singapore Mathematics Common Core Edition, 90 minutes daily
Science- Pearson Interactive Science, 60 minutes 2x/p/wk.
Social Studies- Pearson Scott Foresman, 60 minutes 2x/p/wk.
(Student workbooks provided for every subject)

Supplemental Support:

-IXL (ELA & Mathematics)
-On-line Reading Wonders and Wonder Works Kits

Response to Intervention Supports:

-McGraw Hill Wonder Works Intervention
-McGraw Hill Number Sense Intervention

Technology (every classroom):

-Smart board
-Interactive White Board
-Student computers

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