Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School

Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School serves 936 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School's student population of 936 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Franklin Towne Charter Elementary 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 Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School is 0.29, 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 Testing Rank
#1027 out of 2820 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.53
This chart display the diversity score of Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Franklin Towne Charter Elementary 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
13%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Franklin Towne Charter Elementary 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 NameFranklin Towne Charter Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School is Franklin Towne Chs (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Maritime Academy Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Franklin Towne Chs Charter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,162 student
    0.0 miles
    5301 Tacony St Building 108, B
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
    (215) 289-5000
    0 9-12 1,162
  • Philadelphia Maritime Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-12 | 818 students
    0.1 miles
    2275 Bridge Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
    (215) 535-4555
    0.1 2-12 818
  • Philadelphia Harding Warren G Middle School Math: 7% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 734 students
    0.4 miles
    2000 Wakeling St
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 537-2528
    0.4 6-8 734
  • Philadelphia Sullivan James J School Math: 5% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 710 students
    0.4 miles
    5300 Ditman St
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 537-2524
    0.4 K-5 710
  • Philadelphia Bridesburg School Math: 33% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 809 students
    0.6 miles
    2824 Jenks St
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
    (215) 537-2515
    0.6 K-8 809

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