Pocono Mountain Charter School

16 Carriage Square,

Tobyhanna, PA, 18466-0792

Tel: (570)894-5108
Grades: KG-12

349 students

Pocono Mountain Charter School serves 349 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Pocono Mountain Charter School operates within the Pocono Mountain Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 349 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 349 students
Pocono Mountain Charter School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Pocono Mountain Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Pocono Mountain Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Pocono Mountain Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Pocono Mountain Charter School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
24%
8%
Pocono Mountain Charter School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
64%
16%
Pocono Mountain Charter School Black (2004-2012)
White
9%
71%
Pocono Mountain Charter School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pocono Mountain Charter School Sch Ethnicity Pocono Mountain Charter School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.53 0.47
Pocono Mountain Charter School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
68%
34%
Pocono Mountain Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
8%
6%
Pocono Mountain Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 349 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
School District Name Pocono Mountain Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 349 1,559
Pocono Mountain Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $21 MM
Pocono Mountain Charter  School District Total Revenue (2004-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $20 MM
Pocono Mountain Charter  School District Spending (2004-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,965 $12,476
Pocono Mountain Charter  School District Revenue / Student (2004-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,516 $11,944
Pocono Mountain Charter  School District Spending / Student (2004-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Evergreen Community Charter School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Clear Run Intrmd School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clear Run El Center (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tobyhanna Clear Run El Center
    3700 Memorial Blvd
    Tobyhanna , PA , 18466
    (570)839-7121
    1.8  mi  |  771  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Tobyhanna Clear Run Intrmd School
    3600 Memorial Blvd
    Tobyhanna , PA , 18466
    (570)839-7121
    1.8  mi  |  861  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Tobyhanna Coolbaugh El Center
    5800 Memorial Blvd
    Tobyhanna , PA , 18466
    (570)839-7121
    3.2  mi  |  753  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cresco Evergreen Community Charter School
    Charter School
    Routes 390/191 At Grace Ave
    Cresco , PA , 19326
    (570)595-6355
    Charter School
    4  mi  |  87  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Cresco Barrett El Center
    1200 Route 390
    Cresco , PA , 18326
    (570)839-7121
    4.2  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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