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Sussex Academy
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  • Public, Charter
  • GEORGETOWN, DE

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Sussex Academy is a highly rated, public, charter school located in GEORGETOWN, DE. It has 1,126 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 78% of students are at least proficient in math and 93% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
93%
Percent Proficient - Math
78%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
148 responses
Average ACT
27
6 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$41,943
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,088
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$222,300
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Spirit Week
    32%
  • Homecoming
    26%
  • Sporting events
    21%
  • Dances
    16%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Theater Productions
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,126
Free or Reduced Lunch
6%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

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