Northwood Academy Charter School

  • Northwood Academy Charter School serves 783 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Northwood Academy Charter School operates within the Northwood Academy Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 783 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students783 students
Northwood Academy Charter School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %Northwood Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Northwood Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeNorthwood Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Northwood Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
2%
4%
Northwood Academy Charter School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
22%
10%
Northwood Academy Charter School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
68%
15%
Northwood Academy Charter School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
5%
68%
Northwood Academy Charter School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Northwood Academy Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsNorthwood Academy Charter School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.490.51
Northwood Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
73%
41%
Northwood Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2015)
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.
8%
5%
Northwood Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Northwood Academy Charter School District's student population of 783 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,431 in this district is less than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,760 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 25% over four years.
School District NameNorthwood Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed7831,497
Northwood Academy Charter School District Students Managed (2006-2015)
District Total Revenue$10 MM$21 MM
Northwood Academy Charter School District District Total Revenue (2006-2015)
District Spending$8 MM$20 MM
Northwood Academy Charter School District District Spending (2006-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,431$12,967
Northwood Academy Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2006-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,760$12,300
Northwood Academy Charter School District District Spending / Student (2006-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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