Vida Charter School



Vida Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vida Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 44
1 44
2 48
3 25
4 15
5 14
6 8
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 198 students in grades 1st through 12th. Vida Charter School is the 1,701st largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 48,211th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 198
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,211th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,701st out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,652nd out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,759th out of 1,834

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Vida Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 101
(51%)
101
(51%)
 Male 97
(49%)
97
(49%)

Vida Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 92
(46%)
92
(46%)
 White 89
(45%)
89
(45%)
 Two or More 15
(8%)
15
(8%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Vida Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(48%)
95
(48%)
 Not Eligible 81
(41%)
81
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(11%)
22
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Vida Charter School is ranked 1,134th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vida Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.1%) is higher than the state average of 45.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 16
2011 17.9
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.625
2011 0.62732919254658
2012 0.59090909090909

Compare Vida Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.1%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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