Christopher Columbus CS

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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More
Academics
6/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
English
70%
State avg: 60%
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Math
30%
State avg: 42%
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Science
73%
State avg: 67%
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9/10
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.

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
54%
Black
22%
Asian
11%
Hispanic
9%
Two or more races
4%
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
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
794 :1
State avg: 474 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
98%
State avg: 93%
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Neighborhood
South Building
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Last modified: October 13, 2017
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