Sankofa Academy Charter School is located in West Chester, PA and is in Sankofa Academy Cs School District. It is a charter school that serves 67 students in grades 5-12.
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.
Sankofa Academy Charter School did not make AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Pennsylvania in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Sankofa Academy Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Sankofa Academy Charter School had 76% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Pennsylvania had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Sankofa Academy CS spends $13,170 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 49% on instruction, 50% on support services, 0% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Sankofa Academy CS District
In 2011, Sankofa Academy Charter School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.