Details overview

Hours 8:15 am - 3:19 pm
School leader Marjorie G. Neff
District Philadelphia City School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Orchestra
Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Visual arts Painting
Ceramics
World languages taught French
Spanish
American Sign Language (ASL)
World languages taught (misc.) American Sign Language

Support

4
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Cafeteria
Sports Fields
Gym
Industrial shop
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 42% 71%
Black 26% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 22% 3%
Hispanic 6% 9%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 55% 49%
N/A 45% 51%
Male 45% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 39%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Gymnastics
10
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Football

Culture

Awards

Academic award U. S. News and World Report Top 100 Public High Schools
Year received 2008
Academic award Newsweek Top 100 Schools
Year received 2007

Teachers

2
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Mandarin
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) American Sign Language

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Paid public transportation

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012