Philadelphia Montessori Charter School

  • Philadelphia Montessori Charter School serves 169 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Philadelphia Montessori Charter School's student population of 169 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Philadelphia Montessori Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Philadelphia Montessori Charter School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. 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#2578 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
93%
15%
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White
3%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.27
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia Montessori CS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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