Esperanza Academy Charter School

  • Esperanza Academy Charter School serves 1,421 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 30% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Esperanza 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 bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Esperanza Academy Charter School's student population of 1,421 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 32% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Esperanza 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 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Esperanza Academy Charter School is 0.06, which is less 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)
13%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Esperanza 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)
30%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Esperanza 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 Ratio18:115:1
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Hispanic
97%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Esperanza Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Esperanza Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
n/a
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Esperanza Academy Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Esperanza Academy Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.060.26
This chart display the diversity score of Esperanza Academy Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Esperanza 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 Esperanza 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 NameEsperanza Academy Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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