Helen Thackston Charter School

625 East Philadelphia St, York, PA 17403 | (717) 846-6160
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 194
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 194 middle school students from grades 6-8
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Made AYP
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 559 West King St., York, PA 17401
  • Principal or Admin: Jamy Jackson
School Operational Details
  • Charter School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 194
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 16.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 102 (52.6%)
  • Females: 92 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 4 (2.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 184 (94.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 188 (96.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Helen Thackston Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black7840.2%
Asian--
Hispanic9448.5%
White2211.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Helen Thackston Charter School
  Number Percent
6th Grade13067.0%
7th Grade6433.0%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
40.6%
District:
40.6%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Helen Thackston Charter School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201063.3%-78.0%
 
Reading Test
201039.8%-68.8%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201051.7%-77.9%
 
Reading Test
201051.7%-73.5%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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