Birney Preparatory Academy



Birney Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birney Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 73
1 75
2 97
3 90
4 87
5 78
6 64
7 69
8 56
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birney Preparatory Academy is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the Birney Preparatory Academy. It enrolls 689 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birney Preparatory Academy is the 232nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 8,541st largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,541st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 232nd out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,245th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 250th out of 1,773

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Birney Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 349
(51%)
349
(51%)
 Male 340
(49%)
340
(49%)

Birney Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 635
(92%)
635
(92%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
21
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Birney Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 686
(100%)
686
(100%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Birney Preparatory Academy is ranked 95th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birney Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Birney Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 0
2012 658
2013 728
2014 719
2015 689

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 N/A
2012 13.2
2013 14.3
2014 15.3
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011
2012 0.99544072948328
2013 0.99587912087912
2014 0.79554937413074
2015 0.99564586357039

Compare Birney Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 99.6%
 

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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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