Universal Creighton Charter School

  • Universal Creighton Charter School serves 700 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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 48% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Universal Creighton Charter School's student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Universal Creighton Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Universal Creighton Charter School is 0.66, which is more 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#2446 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Universal Creighton Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Universal Creighton Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
20%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Universal Creighton Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
41%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Universal Creighton Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Universal Creighton Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Universal Creighton Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.660.27
This chart display the diversity score of Universal Creighton Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Universal Creighton Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversal Creighton Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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