4259 Richmond Street
Philadelphia, PA 19137
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
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 Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
936 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#974 out of 2797 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin Towne Charter Elementary 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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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%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 936 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Btm 50%)

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