Birney Preparatory Academy



Birney Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birney Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 91
2 85
3 68
4 68
5 68
6 57
7 66
8 55
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 658 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birney Preparatory Academy is the 254th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 9,671st largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 658
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 50
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,671st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 254th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 319th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 127th out of 1,834

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Birney Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 333
(51%)
333
(51%)
 Male 325
(49%)
325
(49%)

Birney Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 599
(91%)
599
(91%)
 Hispanic 29
(4%)
29
(4%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
17
(3%)
 White 10
(2%)
10
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Birney Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 655
(100%)
655
(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 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Birney Preparatory Academy is ranked 67th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birney Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly 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.

Compare Birney Preparatory Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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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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