Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School

  • Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School serves 224 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

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Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School's student population of 224 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. 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#2208 out of 2814 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh 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)50-54%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh 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 Ratio19:115:1
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Black
98%
15%
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White
n/a
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2000-01 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.040.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Urban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUrban Academy Of Greater Pittsburgh CS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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