City Charter High School

  • City Charter High School serves 573 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • City Charter High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • City Charter High School's student population of 573 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • City Charter High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of City Charter High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank#1353 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
51%
15%
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White
37%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.53
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity CHS School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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