Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School

  • Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School serves 2,284 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 52% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School's student population of 2,284 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students2,284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School is 0.51, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2309 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pennsylvania Virtual 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)
52%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania Virtual 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 Ratio30:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
19%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
67%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.510.53
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Graduation Rate65-69%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePennsylvania Virtual CS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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