Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School

Grades: KG-8

1,060 students

Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School serves 1,060 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School operates within the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 1060 students has grown by 71% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,060 students
Gender % 37% Male / 63%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 20:1 15:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
6%
9%
Black
20%
16%
White
71%
70%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.46 0.24
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.
35%
36%
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.
9%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,060 students has grown by 125% over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,060 1,528
District Total Revenue $5 MM $21 MM
District Spending $5 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,261 $12,476
District Spending / Student $9,890 $11,944
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 South Philadelphia High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gamp (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jenks Abram School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PhiladelphiaJenks Abram School
    2501 South 13th St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6224
    0.1 mi | 325 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • PhiladelphiaSouth Philadelphia High School
    2101 South Broad St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6220
    0.4 mi | 658 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaBregy F Amedee School
    1700 Bigler St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19145
    (215)952-6218
    0.4 mi | 427 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PhiladelphiaFell D Newlin School
    900 West Oregon Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6237
    0.5 mi | 561 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • PhiladelphiaMastery Cs - Thomas Campus
    Charter School
    927 Johnston St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (267)236-0036
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 640 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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