Philadelphia Academy Charter School

Tel: (215)676-8320
  • Philadelphia Academy Charter School serves 1,174 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Philadelphia Academy Charter School operates within the Philadelphia Academy Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1174 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,174 students
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Philadelphia Academy Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Philadelphia Academy Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 13:1 15:1
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
7%
15%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
85%
68%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.27 0.25
Philadelphia Academy Charter School Diversity Score (2001-2015)
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.
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Philadelphia Academy Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
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.
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Philadelphia Academy Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2014)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia Academy Charter School District's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,035 is higher than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,733 is higher than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia Academy Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,174 1,497
Philadelphia Academy Charter School District Students Managed (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia Academy Charter School District District Total Revenue (2001-2015)
District Spending $16 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia Academy Charter School District District Spending (2000-2015)
District Revenue / Student $14,035 $13,538
Philadelphia Academy Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,733 $13,526
Philadelphia Academy Charter School District District Spending / Student (2000-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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