Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy

  • Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy serves 789 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy operates within the Erie City School District.
  • Erie City School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 789 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 789 students
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Asian
3%
4%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
11%
15%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Black Students (1999-2015)
White
80%
68%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.25
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
41%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2011)

District Comparison

  • Erie City School District's student population of 11,754 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,944 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,851 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Erie City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed 11,754 1,497
Erie City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 89%
Erie City School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $175 MM $21 MM
Erie City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $174 MM $20 MM
Erie City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,944 $13,911
Erie City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,851 $13,599
Erie City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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