Christopher Columbus Charter School

South Building, 1242-46 S 13th

Philadelphia, PA 19147

Tel: (215)389-6000
  • Christopher Columbus Charter School serves 806 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Christopher Columbus Charter School operates within the Christopher Columbus Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 806 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students806 students
Christopher Columbus Charter School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Christopher Columbus Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Christopher Columbus Charter School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeChristopher Columbus Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Christopher Columbus Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
12%
4%
Christopher Columbus Charter School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Christopher Columbus Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
22%
15%
Christopher Columbus Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
54%
68%
Christopher Columbus Charter School White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Christopher Columbus Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsChristopher Columbus Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.25
Christopher Columbus Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
41%
Christopher Columbus Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
Christopher Columbus Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Christopher Columbus Charter School District's student population of 806 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,741 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,575 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameChristopher Columbus Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed8061,497
Christopher Columbus Charter School District Students Managed (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$8 MM$21 MM
Christopher Columbus Charter School District District Total Revenue (2000-2015)
District Spending$8 MM$20 MM
Christopher Columbus Charter School District District Spending (1999-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,741$12,967
Christopher Columbus Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,575$12,300
Christopher Columbus Charter School District District Spending / Student (2002-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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