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For the 2021 school year, there are 170 charter public schools serving 138,217 students in Pennsylvania.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Pennsylvania are Franklin Towne Chs, Bucks County Montessori Charter School and Infinity Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pennsylvania charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Pennsylvania Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Franklin Towne Chs Charter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5301 Tacony St Building 108, B
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
    (215) 289-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,162 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Bucks County Montessori Charter School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    219 Tyburn Rd
    Fairless Hills, PA 19030
    (215) 428-6700

    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    Infinity Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5405 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    (717) 238-1880

    Grades: K-8 | 210 students
  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    Lehigh Valley Charter High School For Th Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    321 E. Third St
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    (610) 868-2971

    Grades: 9-12 | 627 students
  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    Souderton Cs Collaborative Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    110 E Broad Street
    Souderton, PA 18964
    (215) 721-4560

    Grades: K-8 | 231 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Capital Area School For The Arts Charter Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    150 Strawberry Square
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    (717) 732-8450

    Grades: 9-12 | 199 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Mast Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1800 E Byberry Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (267) 348-1100

    Grades: K-12 | 1,356 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    One Lincoln Park
    Midland, PA 15059
    (724) 643-9004

    Grades: 7-12 | 760 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Multicultural Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3821 N. Broad St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215) 227-0513

    Grades: 9-12 | 279 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Renaissance Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    413 Fairview Street
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (610) 983-4080

    Grades: K-12 | 1,063 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Evergreen Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    905 East Grace Ave.
    Mountainhome, PA 18342
    (570) 595-6355

    Grades: 6-12 | 98 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Environmental Charter School At Frick Pa Charter School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    829 Milton Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15218
    (412) 247-7970

    Grades: K-8 | 635 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4259 Richmond Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19137
    (215) 289-3389

    Grades: K-8 | 936 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Philadelphia Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11000 Roosevelt Blvd
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (215) 676-8320

    Grades: K-12 | 1,143 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Folk Arts-cultural Treasures Charter School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1023 Callowhill St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    (215) 569-2600

    Grades: K-8 | 505 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Green Woods Charter School Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    468 Domino Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215) 482-6337

    Grades: K-8 | 695 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Mast Community Cs Ii Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6238 Rising Sun Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    (267) 348-1215

    Grades: K-4 | 504 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    New Foundations Charter School Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8001 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
    (215) 624-8100

    Grades: K-12 | 1,471 student
  • Rank: #1919.
    Young Scholars Of Central Pa Charter School Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1530 Westerly Parkway
    State College, PA 16801
    (814) 237-9727

    Grades: K-8 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Westinghouse Arts Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    320 Marguerite Avenue
    Wilmerding, PA 15148
    (412) 518-0907

    Grades: 9-12 | 111 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    City Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    201 Stanwix Street, Suite 100
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412) 690-2489

    Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1615 East Elm Street
    Scranton, PA 18505
    (570) 941-4100

    Grades: K-8 | 258 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Avon Grove Charter School Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    110 East State St
    West Grove, PA 19390
    (484) 667-5000

    Grades: K-12 | 1,723 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Baden Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1016 State Street
    Baden, PA 15005
    (855) 590-2227

    Grades: K-6 | 567 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Christopher Columbus Charter School Charter School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    South Building, 1242-46 S 13th
    Philadelphia, PA 19147
    (215) 389-6000

    Grades: K-8 | 859 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Independence Charter School Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 Lombard Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    (215) 238-8000

    Grades: K-8 | 814 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    21st Century Cyber Charter School Charter School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    126 Wallace Ave.
    Downingtown, PA 19335
    (484) 875-5400

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,039 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    School Lane Charter School Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2400 Bristol Pike
    Bensalem, PA 19020
    (215) 245-6055

    Grades: K-12 | 1,257 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Fell Charter School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    777 Main Street
    Carbondale, PA 18407
    (570) 282-5199

    Grades: K-9 | 155 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Bear Creek Community Charter School Charter School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 Charter School Way
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 820-4070

    Grades: K-8 | 468 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Easton Arts Academy Elementary Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 North Fourth Street
    Easton, PA 18044
    (610) 252-5500

    Grades: K-5 | 336 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Seven Generations Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    154 E Minor St
    Emmaus, PA 18049
    (610) 421-8844

    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2600 S Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215) 551-4000

    Grades: K-12 | 2,430 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    York Academy Regional Charter School Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    32 West North Street
    York, PA 17401
    (717) 801-3900

    Grades: K-11 | 675 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Propel Cs-mckeesport Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2412 Versailles Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    (412) 325-7305

    Grades: K-8 | 399 students
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