About This School
SLA believes that:
Every child is a developing leader waiting to be fostered.
Every child is capable of high academic achievement.
Every child can positively impact and contribute to the school and community.
A collaborative learning environment with teachers, parents, and school staff is integral to every child's education.
Inclusiveness and an appreciation for both our own and other cultures strengthen the learning process.
Every child needs a positive and hopeful definition of reality in order to succeed.
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 Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Students Per Teacher (2011)
Subsidized Lunch (2011)
Grade 3 Reading Performance
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