Gillingham Charter School

  • Gillingham Charter School serves 239 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gillingham 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Gillingham Charter School's student population of 239 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gillingham Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gillingham Charter School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2608 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gillingham 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
14%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gillingham Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gillingham Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
72%
68%
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Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gillingham Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.450.26
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Graduation Rate60-79%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gillingham 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 NameGillingham Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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