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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Pennsylvania. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

ACADEMICS

6/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

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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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Algebra I
72%
State avg: 68%
Biology I
59%
State avg: 66%
English
89%
State avg: 77%
3/10

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.

A worrisome sign:

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


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

7/10

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 promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More These 5 things will help you start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Black
51%
Hispanic
23%
White
12%
Asian
12%
Two or more races
3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
435 :1
State avg: 368 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood

616 North 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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