Charter School of Wilmington in Wilmington, DE - Niche

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Charter School of Wilmington is a public charter school in Wilmington, Delaware. It has 970 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 99% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 183 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

100 North Dupont Rd
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 651-2727

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 183 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: We have never had a problem where we felt unsafe in school.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There is a variety of extracurricular activities and there is something for everyone.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The thing I've enjoyed most about my school is all the great people I have met. There is a sense of collaboration more than constant competition between the students.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most of the teachers at my school are genuine and care about their students.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: I have been involved in several extra-curricular activities, even in a rowing team.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 CAB Calloway School of the Arts 0 mi. 919
3.33 Alexis I. duPont High School 2 mi. 1,110
3.66 Delaware Military Academy 2 mi. 568
4.00 Conrad Schools of Science 2 mi. 1,153
3.00 Howard High School of Technology 2 mi. 899

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 51%
Male 48%

Student Diversity

Charter School of Wilmington United States Alexis I. duPont High School CAB Calloway School of the Arts Conrad Schools of Science Delaware Military Academy Howard High School of Technology
White 64.0% 51.0% 46.0% 63.0% 65.0% 83.0% 16.0%
Asian 25.0% 4.8% 4.0% 10.0% 3.0% 2.0% 0%
African American 5.0% 15.0% 31.0% 15.0% 11.0% 5.0% 70.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 16.0% 8.0% 18.0% 5.0% 12.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 0%


Grade 9 25.9%
Grade 10 26.1%
Grade 11 24.3%
Grade 12 23.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 77% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 28% A strong focus on Math and Science
  • 20% Students who attend will be successful
  • 20% Challenging classes with great teachers
  • 15% No fighting or discipline issues
  • 13% Zero bullying tolerance
  • 4% Highly Ranked

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 38% Some teachers are not as good as you might think
  • 33% The workload, although tolerable, is still high
  • 12% The principal
  • 8% Restroom facilities
  • 8% Discipline

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 23 responses

  • 61% Voted the best school in the state
  • 26% Highest SAT scores and AP scores in the State
  • 13% Nationally ranked

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 75% Rigorous
  • 25% Prestigious

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 29% Prepare for stress!
  • 24% Time Management is the key!
  • 18% Expect to breakdown EVERY year
  • 12% Make friends who can help teach the material
  • 12% Expect to breakdown freshman year
  • 6% ASK QUESTIONS. Asking questions is how to learn

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 33% I love everything about this school.
  • 62% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.