Esperanza Academy Charter School

  • Esperanza Academy Charter School serves 1,558 students in grades 1-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Esperanza Academy Charter School's student population of 1,558 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students1,558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Esperanza Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Esperanza Academy Charter School is 0.08, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#2564 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
63%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
96%
11%
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Black
4%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
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 Groups This 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 Score0.080.53
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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