Ad Prima Charter School

Public, Charter K-8

 3556 Frankford Avenue
       Philadelphia, PA  19134


 (267) 403-2672

District: Ad Prima Charter School

SchoolDigger Rank:
1257th of 1,546 Pennsylvania Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  16.5
Number of students:  713

Racial breakdown:
African American:
77.0%
Hispanic:
11.2%
Two or more races:
7.7%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  99.5%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Ad Prima Charter School ranked worse than 81.3% of elementary schools in Pennsylvania. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 19.42. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, Ad Prima Charter School ranked worse than 67.1% of middle schools in Pennsylvania. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 35.21. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (77%), Hispanic (11.2%), two or more races (7.7%). (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Ad Prima Charter School is 16.5. (See more...)
Compare Ad Prima Charter School employs 43 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Ad Prima Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Ad Prima Charter School 1257th of 1546 Pennsylvania public elementary schools. (See Ad Prima Charter School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Ad Prima Charter School 580th of 864 Pennsylvania public middle schools. (See Ad Prima Charter School in the ranking list.)

Ad Prima Charter School:

SchoolDigger ranks Ad Prima Charter School 468th of 572 Pennsylvania school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Ad Prima Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2007 92.58 3rd 1526 99.8%
2008 90.69 3rd 1522 99.8%
2009 90.26 1st 1519 99.9%
2010 87.44 22nd 1544 98.6%
2011 87.44 26th 1556 98.3%
2012 77.61 286th 1557 81.6%
2015 32.15 1043rd 1430 27.1%
2016 26.34 1206th 1551 22.2%
2017 19.42 1257th 1546 18.7%

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

Rank History for Ad Prima Charter School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 93.79 1st 807 99.9%
2011 92.76 3rd 827 99.6%
2012 91.80 4th 837 99.5%
2015 52.65 429th 833 48.5%
2016 43.87 524th 861 39.1%
2017 35.21 580th 864 32.9%

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

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Data source: Pennsylvania Dept of Education

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by a parent
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Open Quote I think one of the best schools in Philly. It isn't perfect but the teachers are awesome and the admin staff are trying really hard to better the school. My child is so far ahead than other children. Close Quote


by a parent on FaceBook
Monday, June 27, 2016

Open Quote This is an excellent school, which challenges the children in ways no other school here in Philadelphia does. Granted that the grading system is very very tough, but if I ever have to move my children to a school with a different grading system, they will become straight A students. Other than that the teachers and administrative staff are very helpful. Programs are offered, that if children struggle, can be used to bring them to where they need to be.

I love the school and so do my children. I have no intention to move my children anytime soon and can only recommend it. The Frankford Location of Ad-Prima now also has Bus Service for students, which makes the school easier to access. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Ad Prima Charter School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2005 1 81 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 83
2006 0 122 4 1 0 n/a n/a 0 127
2007 0 134 3 4 0 n/a n/a 0 141
2008 0 158 1 3 0 n/a n/a 2 164
2009 0 181 0 3 0 n/a n/a 2 186
2010 4 207 1 17 0 n/a n/a 3 232
2011 0 282 0 35 0 0 12 0 329
2012 9 309 0 34 0 0 28 0 380
2013 9 315 0 48 0 0 35 0 407
2014 12 427 0 48 0 0 52 0 539
2015 11 462 14 63 0 0 36 0 586
2016 23 549 4 80 2 0 55 0 713

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 Ad Prima Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2005 83 5.0 16.6 0.0
2006 127 7.5 16.9 0.0
2007 141 6.0 23.5 0.0
2008 164 9.0 18.2 n/a
2009 186 10.0 18.6 n/a
2010 232 15.2 15.2 45.9
2011 329 20.0 16.4 47.4
2012 380 22.0 17.2 58.9
2013 407 25.0 16.2 66.3
2014 539 36.0 14.9 62.9
2015 586 40.0 14.6 99.5
2016 713 43.0 16.5 n/a

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 Ad Prima Charter School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2005 83 5.0 16.6 0.0
2006 127 7.5 16.9 0.0
2007 141 6.0 23.5 0.0
2008 164 9.0 18.2 n/a
2009 186 10.0 18.6 n/a
2010 232 15.2 15.2 45.9
2011 329 20.0 16.4 47.4
2012 380 22.0 17.2 58.9
2013 407 25.0 16.2 66.3
2014 539 36.0 14.9 62.9
2015 586 40.0 14.6 99.5
2016 713 43.0 16.5 n/a

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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