Arts Academy Charter School

  • Arts Academy Charter School serves 395 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Arts 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Arts Academy Charter School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arts 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 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arts Academy Charter School is 0.63, 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)
23%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arts 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)
68%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arts 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 Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
10%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
23%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arts Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arts Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
54%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arts 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
13%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arts Academy Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.630.26
This chart display the diversity score of Arts Academy Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arts 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 Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arts Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArts Academy Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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