Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy

2825 State St,

Erie, PA, 16508-1829

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

867 students

Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy serves 867 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
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 867 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 867 students
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 20:1 14:1
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
8%
16%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Black (1998-2012)
White
83%
71%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Sch Ethnicity Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy 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.
0.30 0.23
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
15%
34%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
n/a
6%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,324 students has stayed relatively flat 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 12,324 1,682
Erie City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 88%
Erie City   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $21 MM
Erie City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $168 MM $20 MM
Erie City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central High 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
  • Erie Jefferson Elementary School
    230 East 38th St
    Erie , PA , 16504
    (814)874-6650
    0.7  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Erie Glenwood Elementary School
    3503 Peach St
    Erie , PA , 16508
    (814)874-6570
    0.8  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Erie Central High School
    3325 Cherry St
    Erie , PA , 16508
    (814)874-6200
    0.8  mi  |  1049  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Erie Aep/transition School
    3325 Cherry St
    Erie , PA , 16509
    (814)874-6200
    0.8  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Erie Perseus House Cs Of Excellence
    Charter School
    1511 Peach St
    Erie , PA , 16501
    (814)480-5900
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  500  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Erie, 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 0.26, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Erie is Perseus House Cs Of Excellence. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.