Philadelphia Montessori Charter School

Philadelphia Montessori Charter School serves 184 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Philadelphia Montessori 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 10-14% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Philadelphia Montessori Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Philadelphia Montessori Charter School's student population of 184 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 38% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students184 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Philadelphia Montessori 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 Philadelphia Montessori Charter School is 0.21, 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
#2547 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
89%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia Montessori Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Philadelphia Montessori Charter School is Bartram John - Main (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 502 students
    0.3 miles
    7101 Paschall Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 729-1939
    0.3 K-8 502
  • Darby Colwyn Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 143 students
    0.5 miles
    211 Pine Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    (610) 957-5470
    0.5 K-6 143
  • Philadelphia Patterson John M School Math: 12% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 598 students
    0.5 miles
    7000 Buist Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 492-6453
    0.5 PK-4 598
  • Darby Walnut Street Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 398 students
    0.5 miles
    224 South Sixth Street
    Darby, PA 19023
    (610) 534-5660
    0.5 K-6 398
  • Philadelphia Bartram John - Main Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 518 students
    0.7 miles
    2401 S 67th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 492-6450
    0.7 9-12 518

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