Collegium Charter School

535 James Hance Court,

Exton, PA, 19341

Tel: (610)903-1300
Grades: KG-12

1,741 students

Collegium Charter School serves 1,741 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Collegium Charter School operates within the Collegium Cs School District.

Overview

The student population of 1741 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,741 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 12:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
3%
Hispanic
9%
8%
Black
18%
16%
White
58%
71%
Unknown
1%
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. 0.61
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. 16%
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.
4%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,741 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Collegium Cs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
n/a
Number of Students Managed 1,741
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 Downingtown High School East Campus (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lionville MiddleSchool (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary C Howse Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - My child, now a 4th grader, has been at CCS since Kindergarten. He has an IEP, is excelling academically, and loving his school experience. As a whole, Collegium teachers are dedicated, nurturing and supportive. I sure hope this continues throughout middle school and beyond. As long as our child is happy there and doing well, we are planning on seeing him graduate from CCS! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended August 16, 2010 - Collegium Charter school offers an alternative for families living in the Coatesville School District. The curriculum is challenging and the teachers are committed to developing students to perform their best. Parents support the school, and teachers are held accountable to meet educational goals. As a former elementary educator, parent, and taxpayer, I am pleased that my child has this opportunity. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 29, 2009 - I don't understand the parent comment about spec. needs kids getting "pushed out." My child has an IEP and has been at Collegium for 9 years - they go above and beyond to be sure that his needs are met. Beyond this, the school is great! Strong MS/HS curriculum that is preparing my child for college - high expectations of all kids. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 11, 2009 - Collegium offers little support to special needs children and their families. They do everything possible to push special needs children out. Administration hides behind their “policies”. Their actions are disgraceful, even to the point of discriminatory. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 07, 2008 - My experience so far is only with the elementary school, but I could not be happier. The teachers we have had are exceptional and the curriculum, including Spanish, art and music, is far above what I am seeing in the surrounding districts. Parent involvement is one of the keys to Collegium's success. All in all, they truly have found a winning formula! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 16, 2008 - K thru 6 - They have fantastic, dedicated teachers and the curriculum is right on the mark. When you reach Middle and High school, there is a marked differance! That is all I will say. - Posted by Parent

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