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Logan James School

Public | PK-6 | 79 students

 

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Posted August 31, 2012

I do not like this school at all. I have a son who will be entering the second grade but I will definitely look for somewhere for him to go. In kindergarten and the first grade the teachers would tell me that my son has problem with focusing and other problems but didn't go from there. They didn't have any suggestions on to how to fix his problems or anything. No HELP whatsoever but yet continue tell me how much of a bad child he is.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 17, 2010

This school has a group of excellent and very dedicated teachers. Together with the previous principal, they have developed and implemented many new and innovative techniques. They also encourage and beg for parental support. The principal is very nice and caring. Your child is lucky to attend there.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted November 5, 2009

My son has been going to this a little over a year now, and I don't see no different about this school from any other school I've sent my children to. It's horrible. Their after school doesn't work, their IEP program is a waste of my son time, and their summer program is no better. My son still having problems.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

They have introduced some innovative educational practices and are dedicated to the students in a difficult environment


Posted May 15, 2006

The Philadelphia Zoo is more organized than this institution! The principal has no involvement unless you complain to the Northwest Regional office. This school claims to need parental involvement, but doesn't really welcome it. If this is your neighborhood school, find another place to send your child as soon as possible!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
63%

2009

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

53 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
34%

2009

 
 
79%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
71%

2009

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
41%

2009

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2012.

47 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
39%

2009

 
 
50%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
37%

2009

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 65% in 2012.

45 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
23%

2009

 
 
87%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 64% in 2012.

46 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
32%

2009

 
 
16%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2012.

40 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
33%

2009

 
 
44%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students55%
Female65%
Male49%
Black56%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities (IEP)27%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students38%
Female55%
Male27%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities (IEP)13%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students71%
Female70%
Male72%
Black71%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students49%
Female48%
Male50%
Black50%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students30%
Female35%
Male24%
Black30%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students24%
Female28%
Male20%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students22%
Female36%
Male5%
Black23%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Writing

All Students22%
Female23%
Male20%
Black22%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Math

All Students53%
Female47%
Male57%
Black51%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students25%
Female29%
Male22%
Black26%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multi-ethnicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing, science and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 92% 15%
Hispanic 3% 9%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
White 1% 71%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Philadelphia, PA 19141
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