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First Phila Charter School for Literacy

Preschool | Grades K-8 | First Phila CS for Literacy
4300 Tacony St
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 743-3100

About This School

First Phila Charter School for Literacy is located in Philadelphia, PA and is in First Phila Cs For Literacy School District. It is a charter school that serves 735 students in grades K-8.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See First Phila Charter School for Literacy's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, First Phila Charter School for Literacy had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

735

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

57% 43%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

83.7%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$11,779
per student
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Grade 3 Reading Performance

PSSA Results
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The school has been proficient in its teachings I have a niece who attends who has shown tremendous progression within her studies. Her grades have made a major turn around  while attend First Philadelphia Charter

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it"s a great school on all the ratings

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Love the school - the facilities as well as the staff

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