Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School

Tel: (215)551-4000
  • Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School serves 2,135 students in grades KG-11.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School operates within the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2135 students has grown by 232% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 211% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-11
Total Students 2,135 students
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender % Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 20:1 15:1
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
7%
4%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
23%
15%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Black Students (2001-2015)
White
59%
68%
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School White Students (2001-2015)
Hawaiian
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Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Philadelphia Performing Arts 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.
0.59 0.25
Philadelphia Performing Arts 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 Performing Arts 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 Performing Arts Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District's student population of 2,135 students has grown by 232% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,069 in this district is less than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,042 is less than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 2,135 1,497
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District Students Managed (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District District Total Revenue (2001-2015)
District Spending $11 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District District Spending (2004-2015)
District Revenue / Student $11,069 $13,538
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,042 $13,526
Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School District District Spending / Student (2004-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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