Independence Cs West

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence Cs West serves 400 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Independence Cs West 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 35-39% (which is lower 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Independence Cs West places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Independence Cs West's student population of 400 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Independence Cs West 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 Independence Cs West is 0.26, 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
#2476 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
86%
15%
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White
5%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence Charter School West School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Independence Cs West is Mastery Cs - Hardy Williams (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Mastery Cs - Hardy Williams Charter School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,229 student
    0.0 miles
    5400 Warrington Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 724-2343
    0 K-12 1,229
  • Philadelphia Mitchell Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 511 students
    0.1 miles
    5500 Kingsessing Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 727-2160
    0.1 PK-8 511
  • Philadelphia Comegys Benjamin B School Math: 4% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 493 students
    0.5 miles
    5100 Greenway Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 727-2162
    0.5 K-8 493
  • Philadelphia Longstreth William C School Math: 4% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 428 students
    0.5 miles
    5700 Willows Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 727-2158
    0.5 PK-8 428
  • Philadelphia Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-9 | 479 students
    0.7 miles
    2601 S 58th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    (215) 878-1544
    0.7 5-9 479

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