District Summary Ratings

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

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District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less 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.

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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.

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Reviews From Schools in Philadelphia City School District
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 27, 2023
I'm going to Central this year, I'm nervous and scare. But I hope to learn a lot, and make a lot of new friends, etc.
Review for Central High School
Parent / Guardian
February 23, 2023
The school academically is ok. However, the principal brings down the school's value, she is very rude, unprofessional, and disrespectful.
Parent / Guardian
February 13, 2023
Currently I have a middle school student graduating from McCall this spring and I had two older sons graduate in 2018 and 2020. McCall Elementary school is a wonderful school and the teachers and... More
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