Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School

  • Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School is ranked within the top 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 decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School is 0.50, 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)#1138 out of 2814 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
69%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
15%
15%
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White
4%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFolk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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