Wissahickon Charter School

Public, Charter K-8

 4700 G Wissahickon Ave
       Philadelphia, PA  19144


 (267) 338-1020

District: Wissahickon Charter School

SchoolDigger Rank:
1221st of 1,530 Pennsylvania Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  17.1
Number of students:  955

Racial breakdown:
African American:
89.0%
White:
5.4%
Two or more races:
4.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  79.5%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, November 30, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Wissahickon Charter School ranked worse than 79.8% of elementary schools in Pennsylvania. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 22.07. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018, Wissahickon Charter School ranked worse than 81.1% of middle schools in Pennsylvania. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 16.76. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (89%), White (5.4%), two or more races (4.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 79.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Wissahickon Charter School is 17.1. (See more...)
Compare Wissahickon Charter School employs 55.7 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Wissahickon Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Wissahickon Charter School 1221st of 1530 Pennsylvania public elementary schools. (See Wissahickon Charter School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Wissahickon Charter School 698th of 861 Pennsylvania public middle schools. (See Wissahickon Charter School in the ranking list.)

Wissahickon Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Wissahickon Charter School 516th of 603 Pennsylvania school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Wissahickon Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 1.79 1248th 1302 4.1%
2004 1.37 1259th 1308 3.7%
2005 11.52 1169th 1299 10.0%
2006 18.53 1352nd 1545 12.5%
2007 21.89 1340th 1555 13.8%
2008 25.01 1303rd 1551 16.0%
2009 37.05 1193rd 1549 23.0%
2010 35.75 1230th 1579 22.1%
2011 38.79 1215th 1597 23.9%
2012 39.69 1190th 1599 25.6%
2015 29.71 1110th 1474 24.7%
2016 20.72 1252nd 1554 19.4%
2017 18.08 1275th 1547 17.6%
2018 22.07 1221st 1530 20.2%

Data source: test scores: Pennsylvania Dept of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Wissahickon Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 19.83 626th 736 14.9%
2007 22.62 623rd 749 16.8%
2008 18.41 645th 753 14.3%
2009 34.15 593rd 770 23.0%
2010 32.81 634th 805 21.2%
2011 39.85 597th 825 27.6%
2012 45.54 560th 834 32.9%
2015 19.59 652nd 835 21.9%
2016 14.51 717th 870 17.6%
2017 18.63 695th 877 20.8%
2018 16.76 698th 861 18.9%

Data source: test scores: Pennsylvania Dept of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Wissahickon Charter School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2002 5 253 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 260
2003 5 253 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 260
2004 7 290 0 2 5 n/a n/a 0 304
2005 10 343 3 1 0 n/a n/a 0 357
2006 14 391 0 3 0 n/a n/a 0 408
2007 14 392 0 5 0 n/a n/a 0 411
2008 24 372 3 2 1 n/a n/a 0 402
2009 20 373 1 8 0 n/a n/a 0 402
2010 16 380 0 5 0 n/a n/a 1 402
2011 19 385 0 5 0 0 10 0 419
2012 24 386 0 6 0 0 10 0 426
2013 29 400 0 6 0 1 14 0 450
2014 26 410 0 6 0 1 14 0 457
2015 46 705 1 9 2 1 28 0 792
2016 48 795 1 7 2 1 34 0 888
2017 52 850 1 8 2 1 41 0 955

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Wissahickon Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 260 11.6 22.4 53.8
2003 260 11.6 22.4 53.8
2004 304 15.3 19.9 0.0
2005 357 20.0 17.9 39.2
2006 408 27.0 15.1 32.1
2007 411 30.0 13.7 n/a
2008 402 27.0 14.9 n/a
2009 402 27.0 14.9 n/a
2010 402 29.1 13.8 80.5
2011 419 30.5 13.7 70.4
2012 426 29.5 14.4 73.7
2013 450 27.2 16.4 77.3
2014 457 28.6 15.9 81.0
2015 792 45.0 17.6 79.0
2016 888 51.0 17.4 82.7
2017 955 55.7 17.1 79.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Wissahickon Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 260 11.6 22.4 53.8
2003 260 11.6 22.4 53.8
2004 304 15.3 19.9 0.0
2005 357 20.0 17.9 39.2
2006 408 27.0 15.1 32.1
2007 411 30.0 13.7 n/a
2008 402 27.0 14.9 n/a
2009 402 27.0 14.9 n/a
2010 402 29.1 13.8 80.5
2011 419 30.5 13.7 70.4
2012 426 29.5 14.4 73.7
2013 450 27.2 16.4 77.3
2014 457 28.6 15.9 81.0
2015 792 45.0 17.6 79.0
2016 888 51.0 17.4 82.7
2017 955 55.7 17.1 79.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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