Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#202
College Readiness Index
63.5
Math Proficiency
3.5
Reading Proficiency
3.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 867 Students
  • 44 Teachers

Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy
2825 STATE ST
ERIE, PA 16508

Phone: (814) 874-6300

District: Erie School District

Overview

Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy is ranked 2nd within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy is 86 percent. The student body makeup is 40 percent male and 60 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 16 percent. Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy is 1 of 4 high schools in the Erie School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#202
State Rank
#2

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 867
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 16%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 16%
Full-Time Teachers 44

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 99%
Proficient in Math 94%
College Readiness Index 63.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 4
Total Students 3,694
Proficient in Reading (district average) 59%
Proficient in Math (district average) 49%
College Readiness (district average) 23.0

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Nearby Schools

Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy is 1 of 4 schools in the Erie School District.

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