Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School

Tel: (215)551-4000
Grades: KG-8

642 students

Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School serves 642 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School operates within the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 642 students
Gender % 37% Male / 63%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
4%
8%
Black
16%
16%
White
70%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Sch Ethnicity Philadelphia Performing Arts 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.
0.48 0.23
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.
28%
34%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 642 students has grown by 36% over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 642 1,682
District Total Revenue $5 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District Total Revenue (2001-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District Spending (2002-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,261 $12,476
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District Revenue / Student (2001-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,890 $11,944
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter  School District Spending / Student (2002-2009)
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 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 | 357 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • PhiladelphiaSouth Philadelphia High School
    2101 South Broad St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6220
    0.4 mi | 966 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaBregy F Amedee School
    1700 Bigler St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19145
    (215)952-6218
    0.4 mi | 400 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PhiladelphiaFell D Newlin School
    900 West Oregon Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (215)952-6237
    0.5 mi | 511 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • PhiladelphiaMastery Cs - Thomas Campus
    Charter School
    927 Johnston St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19148
    (267)236-0036
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | 603 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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Did You Know?
Philadelphia, PA public schools have a 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. of 0.02, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Philadelphia is Rhawnhurst School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.