Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School



Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 47
2 57
3 46
4 54
5 50
6 51
7 52
8 0
9 52
10 47
11 47
12 39

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School. It enrolls 591 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School is the 404th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 13,921st largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,921st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 404th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,746th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 788th out of 1,834

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Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 304
(51%)
304
(51%)
 Female 287
(49%)
287
(49%)

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 557
(94%)
557
(94%)
 Hispanic 31
(5%)
31
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 418
(71%)
418
(71%)
 Not Eligible 150
(25%)
150
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(4%)
23
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School is ranked 205th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.6%) 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.

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 293
2010 400
2011 481
2012 591

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 19.5
2010 14.3
2011 19.2
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.76450511945392
2010 0.79
2011 0.74636174636175
2012 0.74619289340102

Compare Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 74.6%
 

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Public KG - 12 591 19.1:1  
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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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