This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
3/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
English
53%
State avg: 60%
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Math
40%
State avg: 50%
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Science
52%
State avg: 76%
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Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
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Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Black
70%
Two or more races
12%
White
10%
Asian
5%
Hispanic
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 93%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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2 1
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Neighborhood
301 North 36th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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