First Philadelphia Charter School for Literacy

4300 Tacony St, Philadelphia, PA 19124 | (215) 743-3100
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 692
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School Description

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School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 692
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 49.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 272 (39.3%)
  • Females: 382 (55.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 75 (10.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 514 (74.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 589 (85.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
First Philadelphia Charter School for Literacy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black26037.6%
Asian344.9%
Hispanic15622.5%
White20429.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For First Philadelphia Charter School for Literacy
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7410.7%
1st Grade629.0%
2nd Grade507.2%
3rd Grade6910.0%
4th Grade8312.0%
5th Grade9013.0%
6th Grade9313.4%
7th Grade8712.6%
8th Grade8412.1%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
83.4%
District:
83.4%
Faculty Information (2010)
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: KRISTINE MAGARGEE
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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