Diversity Statistics

It's time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Maya Angelou

Today, families from more than 100 zip codes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are at home here. Penn Charter works hard to make sure that talented students from diverse cultures, faiths and means have access to Penn Charter. We encourage families looking for a superb education for their children to walk through our doors. They are open to all.

In the 2019-2020 academic year 44 percent of our students receive some amount of need-based financial aid. The graphics below represent other aspects of the school's diversity today and over a span of five years.

PC Student Ethnic Distribution

Pie Chart on Students of Color white 71%, multiracial 14% african american 13% Asian American 4% Hispanic 2%  other 1%
Bar graph showing student diversity across six years

Faculty Diversity

Faculty diversity generates ideas and curricular innovation, and it informs and inspires a diverse student body.

Penn Charter is committed to faculty diversity and recognizes that hiring and retaining faculty from under-represented groups requires conscious effort.

Recently, faculty diversity at PC has ranged from 18 to 20 percent and is currently at 20 percent.  

Zip Code Map and Data

Each year, Penn Charter draws families from more than 100 zip codes in metropolitan Philadelphia. View the map and data.