Ad Prima Charter School

  • Ad Prima Charter School serves 713 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ad Prima 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 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

School Overview

  • Ad Prima Charter School's student population of 713 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students713 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ad Prima 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 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ad Prima Charter School is 0.39, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ad Prima 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)
54%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ad Prima 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 Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
12%
10%
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Black
77%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ad Prima Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ad Prima 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
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ad Prima Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.390.26
This chart display the diversity score of Ad Prima Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ad Prima Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ad Prima Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAd Prima Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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