New Foundations Charter School

8001 Torresdale Ave,

Philadelphia, PA, 19136

Tel: (215)624-8100
Grades: KG-10

915 students

New Foundations Charter School serves 915 students in grades KG-10.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
New Foundations Charter School operates within the New Foundations Cs School District.

Overview

The student population of 915 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-10
Total Students 915 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has increased by 10% over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
12%
8%
Black
14%
16%
White
68%
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. 0.51
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. 41%
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.
18%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 915 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name New Foundations Cs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
n/a
Number of Students Managed 915
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 Lincoln High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Meehan Austin MiddleSchool (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brown Joseph H School (0.6 miles away)
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