Northwood Academy Charter School

Tel: (215)289-5606
Grades: KG-8

771 students

Northwood Academy Charter School serves 771 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Northwood Academy Charter School operates within the Northwood Academy Cs School District.

Overview

The student population of 771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 771 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 15:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
24%
8%
Black
65%
16%
White
6%
71%
Unknown
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
0.47
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 67%
34%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 771 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Northwood Academy Cs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
n/a
Number of Students Managed 771
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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