Family Foundations Academy
 Date updated - Winter 2014
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District: Family Foundations Academy Telephone: (302) 324-8901
Address: 1101 Delaware Street, New Castle DE 19720 Web: Family Foundations Academy Page
Principal: Dr. Tennell Brewington
AYP: Met
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

2013-142014-15
Kindergarten137118
Grade 1123122
Grade 2102112
Grade 39493
Grade 47484
Grade 57653
Grade 66191
Grade 78360
Grade 87578
Total825811


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School Promotion by Grade

2013-14
Kindergarten93.4%
Grade 197.6%
Grade 298.0%
Grade 397.9%
Grade 497.3%
Grade 598.7%
Grade 696.7%
Grade 7100.0%
Grade 898.7%


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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

2013-142014-15
African American77.5%79.9%
American Indian0.5%0.6%
Asian1.3%1.5%
Hawaiian0.4%1.4%
Hispanic/Latino16.2%12.5%
White4.1%4.1%
Multi-Racial 0.1%


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Other Student Characteristics

2012-132013-14
English Language Learner0.9%1.9%
Low Income75.2%49.9%
Special Education5.8%5.9%
Enrolled for Full Year97.1%N/A


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Recently Arrived ELL Students

2013-14
Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0


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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2014-15)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances


District Expenditure per Pupil (2012-13)

$9,757

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District Sources of Revenue (2012-13)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2012-13)




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Exemplary Programs
Family Foundations Academy Charter School has grown from 230 students to over 750. We started with grades 1-3 and currently serve grades K - 8. We are proud of our growth and signature programs at our schools. They are:

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), and National Forensic League (Speech and Debate Honor Society).

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Curriculum Highlights
Family Foundations Academy has adopted new curriculums to meet the demand and expectations of the common core standards. We have Treasureres from McGraw-Hill for our elementary students and Go Math from Houghton Mifflin. We have Springboard College Readiness program and Big Ideas Math for our middle school students. Our middle school program is purposely delivered with rigor and higher order thinking abilities for students. After school programs will focus on continued academic enrichment for students.

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