District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Philadelphia City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Philadelphia City School District

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Parent / Guardian
May 11, 2024
No school is perfect but I'm happy that they have sports and school clubs for them to participate in. My child teachers keep me informed on my child grades and how to improve. I am happy have my child... More
Parent / Guardian
April 24, 2024
This school is incredible. The elementary school was recently ranked #1 in Philadelphia and it has been an incredible experience for my 2 kiddos. Every year the teachers have been so incredible - they... More
Parent / Guardian
April 15, 2024
Minha filha estuda no kindergarten não tenho nada a reclamar, escola bem organizada, o ensino é muito bom.
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