Vida Charter School



Vida Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vida Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 42
2 37
3 43
4 27
5 26
6 16
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vida Charter School is a public elementary school located in Gettysburg, PA in the Vida Charter School District. It enrolls 251 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vida Charter School is the 1,535th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 45,391st largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 251
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,535th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 905th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,581st out of 1,773

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Vida Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 129
(51%)
129
(51%)
 Female 122
(49%)
122
(49%)

Vida Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 147
(59%)
147
(59%)
 White 95
(38%)
95
(38%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Vida Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 134
(53%)
134
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 109
(43%)
109
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(3%)
8
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Vida Charter School is ranked 1,203rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vida Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Vida Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 N/A
2010 88
2011 161
2012 198
2013 214
2014 237
2015 251

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 16
2011 17.9
2012 18
2013 16.5
2014 15.8
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.625
2011 0.62732919254658
2012 0.59090909090909
2013 0.6214953271028
2014 0.61603375527426
2015 0.46613545816733

Compare Vida Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.6%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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