5070 Parkside Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kipp Dubois Charter School serves 530 students in grades 9-12.
Kipp Dubois 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kipp Dubois Charter School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Dubois Charter School is ranked within the bottom 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 Kipp Dubois Charter School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2277 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
2%
13%
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Black
97%
15%
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White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
3%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% PA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% PA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Kipp Dubois Charter School?

The graduation rate of Kipp Dubois Charter School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 86%.

How many students attend Kipp Dubois Charter School?

530 students attend Kipp Dubois Charter School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

97% of Kipp Dubois Charter School students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Dubois Charter School?

Kipp Dubois Charter School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 14:1.

What grades does Kipp Dubois Charter School offer ?

Kipp Dubois Charter School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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