This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
The information was gathered from the schools’ annual reports to the state. Not all schools have entries for all fields either because of missing information or because the schools are too new to have reported student data in 2009 or to have had students in grades that are tested during the PSSA.
Looking for statistics on Philadelphia charter schools? Our interactive chart illustrates all the important information you need to know – from attendance rates to AYP statuses, the Notebook has it here.
Our second chart focuses specifically on the racial demographics of each profiled charter school. Here we break down and visualize the unique community of each school.