Kuumba Academy Charter School

School Overview


519 N Market St

Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 472-6450

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 252

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Kuumba Academy Charter School

My child will be entering Kuumba Charter in a couple of weeks for kindergarten. Kuumba offers a summer enrichment program. Not your ordinary summer camp. My child has learned sign language. Some core sight words and she has even gotten over her fear of swimming pools because of a beginners swimming program ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

Kuumba Academy Charter School does a great job connecting with the students and have great activities to keep the children involved.

Posted by a other on 08/01/13

My twins attend this school. I absolutely love the interaction between teachers/parent and teachers/children. Strict focus on Math, Science and the Arts..

Posted by a parent on 05/07/13

Although my daughter is graduating this year, Kuumba Academy Charter School has proven to have deserved the Academic Excellence Award in the State of Delaware. There students perform above and beyond the normal standards of other children in public schools. I would recommend this school for all children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/20/10

As a parent who had one child graduate from there, and now one child in the 4th grade who has been there 3 years, this school more than likely the best primary school in Wilmington. The State Ed Dept. has declared Kuumba as 'superior' according to the DSTP scores in 2007/8. It is the only art-centered ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/08

My child is currently enrolled at Kuumba. He will be attending the second grade in the fall. I love this school and highly recommend it to anyone who has an elementary aged student! They have wonderful extra curricular activities for the students. Also, they are an excellent academic school!

Posted by a parent on 08/01/08

Kuumba is a great school so far my children have been there for 2 years and I am very pleased with what they have learned so far and the teachers are very patient. Keep up the good work Kuumba.

Posted by a parent on 07/22/08

My daughter attended fifth grade at Kuumba Academy. She had a fabulous experience academically, socially, and in supporting her developing racial identity. Kuumba Academy's mission supports children of color in developing strong positive self-images which they otherwise may not always achieve due to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/19/07

Enrolling my child into Kuumba Academy Charter School is the best thing that I could have done. The school offers a variety of programs including music,art, dance, foreign language and an excellent after school computer class that my child has helped my child immensely. The staff at Kuumba are professional, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/05/07

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Test scores for Kuumba Academy Charter School

DSTP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2009
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* In 2008-2009 Delaware used the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) to test students in reading and math in grades 2 through 10, in writing in grades 3 through 10, and in science and social studies in grades 4, 6, 8 and 11. Only the scores for reading and math in grades 2 through 10, writing in grades 3 though 10, and science in grades 8 and 11 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The DSTP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Delaware. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Wilmington schools — Kuumba Academy Charter School is located at 519 N Market St, Wilmington DE 19801. 519 N Market St is in the 19801 ZIP code in Wilmington, DE The school district for Kuumba Academy Charter School is the Kuumba Academy Charter School. Kuumba Academy Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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