500 North 17th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Premier Arts And Science Charter School serves 211 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Premier Arts And Science 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Premier Arts And Science Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Premier Arts And Science Charter School's student population of 211 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Premier Arts And Science Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Premier Arts And Science Charter School is 0.40, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2750 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
76%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Top 50%)

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