Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy

2825 State St

Erie, PA 16508-1829

Tel: (814)874-6300
Grades: 9-12

803 students

Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy serves 803 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy operates within the Erie City School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 803 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 803 students
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 17:1 15:1
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Asian (1998-2013)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Hispanic (1998-2013)
Black
10%
16%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Black (1998-2013)
White
83%
70%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy White (1998-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy 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.
0.30 0.24
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
n/a
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.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,256 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Erie City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 13,256 1,528
Erie City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 66% 88%
Erie City   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $21 MM
District Spending $168 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,282 $12,476
Erie City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,559 $11,944
Erie City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Aep/transition School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilson Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ErieJefferson Elementary School
    230 East 38th St
    EriePA 16504
    (814)874-6650
    0.7 mi | 527 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ErieGlenwood Elementary School
    3503 Peach St
    EriePA 16508
    (814)874-6570
    0.8 mi | 436 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ErieAep/transition School
    3325 Cherry St
    EriePA 16509
    (814)874-6200
    0.8 mi | 68 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ErieCentral High School
    3325 Cherry St
    EriePA 16508
    (814)874-6200
    0.8 mi | 1089 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • EriePerseus House Cs Of Excellence
    Charter School
    1511 Peach St
    EriePA 16501
    (814)480-5900
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | 550 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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