Northwood Academy Charter School

Tel: (215)289-5606
Grades KG-8
779 students
Northwood Academy Charter School serves 779 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Northwood Academy Charter School operates within the Northwood Academy Charter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 779 students
Northwood Academy Charter School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Northwood Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Northwood Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Northwood Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Northwood Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Northwood Academy Charter School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
24%
9%
Northwood Academy Charter School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
67%
15%
Northwood Academy Charter School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
5%
69%
Northwood Academy Charter School White Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Northwood Academy Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Northwood Academy Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.24
Northwood Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
38%
Northwood Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Northwood Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,174 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,344 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Northwood Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 779 1,514
Northwood Academy Charter  School District Students Managed (2006-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $21 MM
Northwood Academy Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2006-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $20 MM
Northwood Academy Charter  School District District Spending (2006-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,174 $12,967
Northwood Academy Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2006-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,344 $12,300
Northwood Academy Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2006-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Frankford High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall John School (0.6 miles away)
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  • PhiladelphiaFrankford High School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1348 students5000 Oxford Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)537-2519
    0.69-121348
  • PhiladelphiaMarshall John School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 450 students4500 Griscom St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)537-2521
    0.6KG-5450
  • PhiladelphiaThe Philadelphia Cs For Arts And Science
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 987 students1197 Haworth St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)537-2520
    0.6KG-8987
  • PhiladelphiaStearne Allen M School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-7 | 463 students1655 Unity St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)537-2522
    0.7KG-7463
  • PhiladelphiaSankofa Freedom Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 645 students4256 Paul St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)288-2001
    0.8KG-12645

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