Tacony Academy Charter School



Tacony Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tacony Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 72
2 78
3 72
4 76
5 73
6 75
7 71
8 0
9 91
10 96
11 94
12 0

Tacony Academy Charter School is a public high school of the Tacony Academy Charter School located in Philadelphia, PA. It has 873 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Tacony Academy Charter School is the 270th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,713th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.4 to 1.

Total Students: 873
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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Tacony Academy Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 440
(50%)
440
(50%)
 Female 433
(50%)
433
(50%)

Tacony Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 324
(37%)
324
(37%)
 Black 289
(33%)
289
(33%)
 Hispanic 195
(22%)
195
(22%)
 Two or More 47
(5%)
47
(5%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
17
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tacony Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 394
(45%)
394
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 377
(43%)
377
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(12%)
102
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tacony Academy Charter School is ranked 106th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tacony Academy Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) is higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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.

Tacony Academy Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 338
2010 561
2011 740
2012 873

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 19.9
2010 19.3
2011 18.3
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.5668449197861
2011 0.70675675675676
2012 0.54868270332188

Compare Tacony Academy Charter School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.9%
 

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