Gratz Simon High School (Closed 2012)

Gratz Simon High School served 1,110 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 31%.
Gratz Simon High School operated within the Philadelphia City School District.
Philadelphia City School District's 59% graduation rate was lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,110 students
Gratz Simon High School Total Students (1987-2011)
Gender % Gratz Simon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Gratz Simon High School Total Teachers (1987-2011)
Students by Grade Gratz Simon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Gratz Simon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2011)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Gratz Simon High School Black Students (1993-2011)
Black
97%
15%
Gratz Simon High School Black Students (1991-2011)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.24
Gratz Simon High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
38%
Gratz Simon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Gratz Simon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
250
3
Number of Students Managed 137,674 1,514
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,831 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $2,951 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $17,088 $12,967
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,807 $12,300
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Mastery Cs-gratz Campus High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aspira Bilingual Cyber Charter School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mastery Cs - Cleveland Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • PhiladelphiaMastery Cs-gratz Campus High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 1335 students
    0 miles
    1798 West Hunting Park Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)227-4408
    07-121335
  • PhiladelphiaMastery Cs - Cleveland Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 770 students
    0.3 miles
    3701 North 19th St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)277-5042
    0.3KG-8770
  • PhiladelphiaMulti-cultural Academy Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 249 students
    0.3 miles
    3821 North Broad St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)227-0513
    0.39-12249
  • PhiladelphiaSteel Edward School
    Grades: PK-8 | 544 students
    0.3 miles
    4301 Wayne Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)456-3008
    0.3PK-8544
  • PhiladelphiaYoung Scholars Kenderton Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 450 students
    0.7 miles
    1500 West Ontario St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (267)838-3460
    0.7KG-8450
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