First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S



First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S Students by Grade
PK 0
K 172
1 172
2 167
3 167
4 165
5 166
6 164
7 162
8 82
9 82
10 65
11 101
12 0

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School District. It enrolls 1,665 students in grades 1st through 12th. First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S is the 9th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 122nd largest nationally. It has 19.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,665
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.9

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First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 876
(53%)
876
(53%)
 Male 789
(47%)
789
(47%)

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 722
(43%)
722
(43%)
 Hispanic 438
(26%)
438
(26%)
 White 283
(17%)
283
(17%)
 Two or More 170
(10%)
170
(10%)
 Asian 44
(3%)
44
(3%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,334
(80%)
1,334
(80%)
 Not Eligible 211
(13%)
211
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(7%)
120
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.3%) 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.

First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 646
2006 696
2007 677
2008 721
2009 654
2010 735
2011 734
2012 964
2013 1290
2014 1497
2015 1665

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 18.8
2007 15.9
2008 16.1
2009 13.3
2010 15.1
2011 16.4
2012 16.7
2013 19.4
2014 19.8
2015 19.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008
2009 0.90061162079511
2010 0.83673469387755
2011 0.858310626703
2012 0.7448132780083
2013 0.68759689922481
2014 0.8563794255177
2015 0.87327327327327

Compare First Philadelphia Preparatory Charter S to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,980.0% 19.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.3%
 

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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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