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Philadelphia, PA
Students enrolled: 211

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6000 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128

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(215) 487-7600
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Develops grit: Strongly agree
August 29, 2015
Yes I do! If you go down to the school you could see for yourself. It is a very nice and safe environment.

- submitted by a student
Amount of homework: Just right
August 29, 2015
The students don't get too much homework, it is just right. The studebts know what they can or can not do.

- submitted by a student
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
August 29, 2015
They are very effective and they take their time to maje sure that the students understand the concept of what they are learning.

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Strongly agree
August 29, 2015
Yes I do, the students are very respectful and they behave in a well manner.

- submitted by a student
Develops empathy: Strongly agree
August 29, 2015
Yes, I do feel as though this school develops comparison, caring, and empathy in its students.

- submitted by a student
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
August 29, 2015
Yes it does, most students are obedient and very intelligent. The staff will go out of their way to help the children.

- submitted by a student

August 29, 2015
Very great school, the faculty and staff cares very much about their students. They have very intresting programs and groups for the students to perticapate in. They also hold contests ocasionally!

- submitted by a student

June 06, 2011
my son is graduating this year and was accepted in all the schools on his list, which is great!

- submitted by a parent

January 26, 2011
I am a parent who feels privileged to have a child who attends this school. The principal is a very kind and caring man, and the staff really care about the students.

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2008
AMY NW is a small close knit environment. The principal and teachers REALLY care about the children's well being and academic progress. They are also very repsonsive towards the parents, rather in person, telephone or internet.

- submitted by a parent

March 28, 2008
In our experience so far, the school's principal and teachers work as a dedicated team, going above and beyond for the students. They have helped my child and I'm sure all the other children, to realize their potential, so that they leave AMY NW with not only high school in mind, but with college aspirations.

- submitted by a parent

July 25, 2007
AMY NW is a small and nurturing environment with great teachers and is extremely safe. Great school to prepare for high school.

- submitted by a parent

February 03, 2005
There is a new sheriff in town! The new principal is no-nonsense, yet fair. As is the case with most public schools (as opposed to private/parochial) he doesn't get to choose his student body. Nearly every student transfered to this school because their family recognized the student wasn't getting what they deserve at their local school. My observation is that the teachers DO care. The school is small enough that the teachers and administration know all the kids' names and their strengths/weaknesses. Why kids don't achieve or (seemingly) don't want to achieve can't be hung on the teachers. If you wish to know about the school, schedule a visit. Don't base a decision on my impressions AND certainly don't make a decision based on the observations of an ex-student (teen-ager?)

- submitted by a parent

October 11, 2004
Well, I use to go to the school and it was much better than then it is now. When I graduated in 2002 I already saw that the school was losing it's potential. I felt as some of the teachers should call it in. I beleive the school needs younger teachers to keep up with the students. Just an idea.

- submitted by a student

December 06, 2003
This school needed to looked at very closely. We have children in this school that want to learn and it's not happening. The disruption in the class room, the teachers cannot control the students which makes this bad for the student that wants to learn! in addition the Principal is not strong in keeping order in this school. Overall quality is very poor. Parent in Need of Help

- submitted by a parent

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AMY Northwest
6000 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA  19128
(215) 487-7600
Last modified AMY Northwest is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
AMY Northwest Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top