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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • City Charter High School operates within the City Chs School District.
  • City Chs School District's 90-94% graduation rate is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 20%)

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
City Charter High School Total Students (2004-2016)
Gender %City Charter High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
City Charter High School Total Teachers (2004-2016)
Students by GradeCity Charter High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • City Charter High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
City Charter High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2016)
Asian
1%
4%
City Charter High School Asian Students (2003-2016)
Hispanic
2%
10%
City Charter High School Black Students (2010-2016)
Black
50%
15%
City Charter High School Black Students (2004-2016)
White
39%
68%
City Charter High School White Students (2004-2016)
Two or more races
8%
3%
City Charter High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCity Charter High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.26
City Charter High School Diversity Score (2004-2016)
Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
44%
City Charter High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
City Charter High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of City Charter High School is City Chs School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • City Chs School District's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,307 is higher than the state average of $13,048. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,613 is higher than the state average of $12,915. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameCity Chs School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    3
    Number of Students Managed6171,464
    City Chs School District Students Managed (2004-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
    46%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
    62%
    District Graduation Rate90-94%
    86%
    District Total Revenue$9 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$9 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,307$13,048
    District Spending / Student$13,613$12,915
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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