Gettysburg Montessori Charter School

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School serves 197 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gettysburg Montessori 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Gettysburg Montessori Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School's student population of 197 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Gettysburg Montessori Charter School is ranked within the bottom 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 Gettysburg Montessori Charter School is 0.24, 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
#2051 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGettysburg Montessori Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • We are a K-6, tuition-free, public Montessori charter school. We are the perfect blend of Montessori and modern-day best-practices. Our curriculum encompasses all areas required under Pennsylvania Department of Education's Core Standards. In addition, we foster grace and courtesy, practical life and sensorial experiences, in a peaceful and caring environment. 

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gettysburg Montessori Charter School is Gettysburg Area High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Oxford Middle School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Gettys Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
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