Wissahickon Cs



Wissahickon Cs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wissahickon Cs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 50
2 52
3 52
4 52
5 52
6 52
7 52
8 40
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wissahickon Cs is a public elementary school located in Philadelphia, PA in the Wissahickon Charter Schools. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wissahickon Cs is the 862nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 26,439th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 862nd out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,354th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,015th out of 1,834

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Wissahickon Cs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 242
(54%)
242
(54%)
 Female 208
(46%)
208
(46%)

Wissahickon Cs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 400
(89%)
400
(89%)
 White 29
(6%)
29
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
14
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wissahickon Cs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 256
(57%)
256
(57%)
 Not Eligible 102
(23%)
102
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(20%)
92
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Wissahickon Cs is ranked 334th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wissahickon Cs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) 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.

Wissahickon Cs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 408
2006 411
2007 402
2008 402
2009 401
2010 419
2011 426
2012 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.7
2007 14.9
2008 14.9
2009 13.8
2010 13.7
2011 14.4
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32107843137255
2006
2007
2008
2009 0.80548628428928
2010 0.70405727923628
2011 0.73708920187793
2012 0.77333333333333

Compare Wissahickon Cs to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Wissahickon Cs
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Public KG - 08 450 16.5:1  
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Mastery Cs-Gratz Campus
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Mastery Cs - Cleveland Elementary
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Public KG - 08 693 15:1 1 miles
Fitler Academics Plus
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Public 01 - 08 282 14.8:1 1 miles
St Bridget Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 198 18:1 2 miles
Greene Street Friends School
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Private PK - 08 264 9:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 03 85 11:1 2 miles
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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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