Esperanza Academy Charter High School

301 West Hunting Park Ave,

Philadelphia, PA, 19140

Tel: (215)457-3667
Grades: 9-12

750 students

Esperanza Academy Charter High School serves 750 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Esperanza Academy Charter High School operates within the Esperanza Academy Charter High School District.

Overview

The student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 750 students
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Esperanza Academy Charter High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
93%
8%
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
5%
16%
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Black (2001-2012)
White
n/a
71%
Esperanza Academy Charter High School White (2001-2007)
All Ethnic Groups Esperanza Academy Charter High School Sch Ethnicity Esperanza Academy Charter High 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.
0.13 0.83
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
78%
34%
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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%
6%
Esperanza Academy Charter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 750 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Esperanza Academy Charter High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 750 1,682
Esperanza Academy Charter High  School District Number of Students Managed (2001-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Esperanza Academy Charter High  School District Graduation Rate (2001-2002)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $21 MM
Esperanza Academy Charter High  School District Total Revenue (2001-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $20 MM
Esperanza Academy Charter High  School District Spending (2002-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,797 $12,476
Esperanza Academy Charter High  School District Revenue / Student (2001-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,740 $11,944
Esperanza Academy Charter High  School District Spending / Student (2002-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Philadelphia Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School
    Charter School
    4101 North American St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19140
    (215)455-1300
    Charter School
    0.1  mi  |  722  students  |  Gr.  KG-11
  • Philadelphia Aspira Bilingual Cyber Charter School
    Charter School
    4322 North 5th St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19140
    (215)455-1300
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Philadelphia Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School
    Charter School
    432242 North 5th St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19140
    (215)455-2300
    Charter School
    0.2  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Philadelphia Cayuga School
    43444358 North 5th St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19140
    (215)456-3167
    0.2  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Philadelphia Mcclure Alexander K School
    600 West Hunting Park Pk
    Philadelphia , PA , 19140
    (215)456-3001
    0.3  mi  |  520  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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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.