Philadelphia Academy Charter School

Tel: (215)676-8320
Grades: KG-12

1,182 students

Philadelphia Academy Charter School serves 1,182 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Philadelphia Academy Charter School operates within the Philadelphia Academy Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 1182 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,182 students
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2013)
Students by Grade Philadelphia Academy Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 13:1 15:1
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Asian (2000-2013)
Hispanic
6%
9%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Hispanic (2000-2013)
Black
6%
16%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Black (2000-2013)
White
85%
70%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School White (2000-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Philadelphia Academy Charter School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.27 0.24
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2000-2013)
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.
21%
36%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2013)
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%
5%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,182 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,182 1,528
Philadelphia Academy Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (2000-2013)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
District Spending $15 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,986 $12,476
Philadelphia Academy Charter  School District Revenue / Student (2000-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,305 $11,944
Philadelphia Academy Charter  School District Spending / Student (2000-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Swenson Arts & Technology High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mast Community Charter School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mast Community Charter School (0.9 miles away)
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  • PhiladelphiaSwenson Arts & Technology High School
    Vocational School
    2750 Red Lion Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19114
    (215)961-2009
    Vocational School

    0.7 mi | 693 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaMast Community Charter School
    Charter School
    1800 East Byberry Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19116
    (267)348-1100
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 1306 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaWashington George High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    10175 Bustleon Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19116
    (215)961-2001
    1.1 mi | 1866 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaLoesche William H School
    595 Tomlinson Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19116
    (215)961-2000
    1.2 mi | 833 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PhiladelphiaComly Watson School
    1001 Byberry Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19116
    (215)961-2008
    1.3 mi | 506 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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