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Douglass Academy (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (910) 763-1976

507 N 6Th Street

Wilmington, North Carolina


About Douglass Academy
Kindergarten - 4th Grade
Charter school

Douglass Academy is the only school in the Douglass Academy district of North Carolina.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 132 students from Kindergarten to 4th Grade and is classified as a charter school.

In recent years, the pupil population has increased. Alongside this, the number of teachers has increased over a similar timeframe.

At Douglass Academy, the average teaching salary of $30,081 is lower than the North Carolina state average of $41,603.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Douglass Academy 132$6,79421$30,0810.26
D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy (0.58 miles) 181$21,9308$52,8450.37
New Hanover High (0.68 miles) 1654$8,66616$48,0960.63
Gregory School of Math Science and Tech (0.84 miles) 387$16,97812$42,7210.28
A H Snipes Academy of Arts/Des (1.3 miles) 448$15,11112$45,9850.33
Lake Forest Academy (2.02 miles) 35$56,9023$58,2420.55

Douglass Academy

Number of pupils132
Funding per pupil$6,794
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$30,081
Diversity index0.26

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy (0.58 miles)

Number of pupils181
Funding per pupil$21,930
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$52,845
Diversity index0.37

New Hanover High (0.68 miles)

Number of pupils1654
Funding per pupil$8,666
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$48,096
Diversity index0.63

Gregory School of Math Science and Tech (0.84 miles)

Number of pupils387
Funding per pupil$16,978
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$42,721
Diversity index0.28

A H Snipes Academy of Arts/Des (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils448
Funding per pupil$15,111
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$45,985
Diversity index0.33

Lake Forest Academy (2.02 miles)

Number of pupils35
Funding per pupil$56,902
Pupils per teacher3
Average teacher salary$58,242
Diversity index0.55
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2,655 schools in North Carolina. Rankings don't always go up to 2,655 because some schools have missing data.
2455thlargest school
2568thhighest number of FTE teachers
2557thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2487thhighest average teaching salary
798thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1260thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2315thhighest diversity index
2238thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 4th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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