Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School

Tel: (215)551-4000
Grades KG-12
1,417 students
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School serves 1,417 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School operates within the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1417 students has grown by 200% over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 108% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,417 students
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Total Students (2001-2014)
Gender % Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Total Teachers (2001-2014)
Students by Grade Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 19:1 15:1
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
4%
9%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
18%
15%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Black Students (2001-2014)
White
67%
69%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School White Students (2001-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Philadelphia Performing Arts 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.
0.52 0.24
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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.
36%
38%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
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.
10%
5%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,417 students has grown by 200% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,827 is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,546 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,417 1,514
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District Students Managed (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District District Total Revenue (2001-2010)
District Spending $5 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District District Spending (2002-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,827 $12,967
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,546 $12,300
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District District Spending / Student (2002-2010)
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 South Philadelphia High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mastery Cs - Thomas Campus (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jenks Abram School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PhiladelphiaJenks Abram School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 300 students2501 South 13th St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6224
    0.1KG-4300
  • PhiladelphiaBregy F Amedee School
    0.4 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 485 students1700 Bigler St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19145
    (215)952-6218
    0.4PK-8485
  • PhiladelphiaSouth Philadelphia High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1056 students2101 South Broad St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6220
    0.49-121056
  • PhiladelphiaFell D Newlin School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 535 students900 West Oregon Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6237
    0.5KG-8535
  • PhiladelphiaMastery Cs - Thomas Campus
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 1123 students927 Johnston St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (267)236-0036
    0.5KG-121123

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