Academy Charter School

  • Academy Charter School serves 141 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Academy Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Academy Charter School's student population of 141 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students141 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy Charter School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2820 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
88%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
12%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Academy Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Academy Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.210.26
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Graduation Rate40-49%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Academy Charter School and public school graduation rate of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcademy Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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