Northwood Academy Charter School

Northwood Academy Charter School serves 785 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Northwood Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 63% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Northwood Academy Charter School's student population of 785 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students785 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwood Academy Charter School 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 Northwood Academy Charter School is 0.52, 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
#1962 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
11%
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Black
66%
15%
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White
6%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwood Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwood Academy Charter School is Frankford High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is The Philadelphia Cs For Arts And Science (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall John School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Frankford High School Math: 11% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 923 students
    0.6 miles
    5000 Oxford Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 537-2519
    0.6 9-12 923
  • Philadelphia Marshall John School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 375 students
    0.6 miles
    4500 Griscom St
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 537-2521
    0.6 K-5 375
  • Philadelphia The Philadelphia Cs For Arts And Science Charter School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,012 student
    0.6 miles
    1197 Haworth Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 537-2520
    0.6 K-8 1,012
  • Philadelphia Stearne Allen M School Math: 5% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 504 students
    0.7 miles
    1655 Unity St
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 537-2522
    0.7 K-8 504
  • Philadelphia Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 656 students
    0.8 miles
    2501 Kensington Avenue, #2533
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 288-2001
    0.8 K-12 656

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