John B. Stetson Charter School

  • John B. Stetson Charter School serves 890 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John B. Stetson 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • John B. Stetson Charter School's student population of 890 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students890 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of John B. Stetson Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John B. Stetson Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John B. Stetson Charter School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2806 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John B. Stetson 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John B. Stetson Charter 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John B. Stetson Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John B. Stetson Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John B. Stetson Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John B. Stetson Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John B. Stetson Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.230.52
This chart display the diversity score of John B. Stetson Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John B. Stetson Charter 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohn B Stetson Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to John B. Stetson Charter School is The Linc (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Munoz-marin Luis (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Elkin Lewis School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Elkin Lewis School
    Grades: K-4 | 864 students
    0.3 miles
    3199 D St
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
    (215)291-4701
    0.3 K-4 864
  • Philadelphia Cramp William School
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    0.4 miles
    3449 N Mascher St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)291-4704
    0.4 PK-5 543
  • Philadelphia The Linc
    Grades: 9-11 | 247 students
    0.5 miles
    122 W Erie Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)291-5432
    0.5 9-11 247
  • Philadelphia Munoz-marin Luis
    Grades: PK-8 | 670 students
    0.5 miles
    3300 N 3rd St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215)291-8825
    0.5 PK-8 670
  • Philadelphia Sheppard Isaac School
    Grades: K-4 | 185 students
    0.5 miles
    120 W Cambria St
    Philadelphia, PA 19133
    (215)291-4711
    0.5 K-4 185

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