West Phila. Achievement Ces

  • West Phila. Achievement Ces serves 690 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Phila. Achievement Ces 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

West Phila. Achievement Ces places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • West Phila. Achievement Ces's student population of 690 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students690 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of West Phila. Achievement Ces
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Phila. Achievement Ces is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Phila. Achievement Ces is 0.03, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2728 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Phila. Achievement Ces 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Phila. Achievement Ces 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in West Phila. Achievement Ces and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
99%
15%
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White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.030.53
This chart display the diversity score of West Phila. Achievement Ces and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Phila. Achievement Ces and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Phila. Achievement Ces and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Phila. Achievement Ces School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to West Phila. Achievement Ces is Parkway West (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Locke Alain School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Locke Alain School
    Grades: K-8 | 426 students
    0.3 miles
    4550 Haverford Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 823-8202
    0.3 K-8 426
  • Philadelphia Middle Years Alternative
    Grades: 5-8 | 271 students
    0.3 miles
    4725 Fairmont Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 471-6400
    0.3 5-8 271
  • Philadelphia Parkway West Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 310 students
    0.3 miles
    4725 Fairmont Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 471-5007
    0.3 9-12 310
  • Philadelphia Rhoads James School
    Grades: K-8 | 522 students
    0.4 miles
    4901 Parrish St
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 581-5504
    0.4 K-8 522
  • Philadelphia West Philadelphia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 460 students
    0.4 miles
    4901 Chestnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    (215) 471-2902
    0.4 9-12 460

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