City Charter High School

  • City Charter High School serves 617 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • City Charter High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

Top Placements

City Charter High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • City Charter High School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • City Charter High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of City Charter High School is 0.60, 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)70-74%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
50%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in City Charter High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
39%
68%
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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 City Charter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.600.26
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in City Charter High 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 NameCity Chs School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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