Parkway Northwest High School

Parkway Northwest High School serves 285 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Parkway Northwest High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 285 students
Parkway Northwest High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Parkway Northwest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Parkway Northwest High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Parkway Northwest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.07 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Parkway Northwest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
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.
0.07 0.24
Parkway Northwest High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
98%
38%
Parkway Northwest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 137,674 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,088 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,807 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,831 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,951 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,088 $12,967
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,807 $12,300
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is New Media Technology Charter School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amy Nw Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Houston Henry E School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PhiladelphiaHouston Henry E School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 376 students7300 Rural Ln
    PhiladelphiaPA 19119
    (215)248-6608
    0.5KG-8376
  • PhiladelphiaJenks John S School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 494 students8301 Germantown Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19118
    (215)248-6604
    0.8KG-8494
  • PhiladelphiaKhepera Charter School
    Charter School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 453 students144 West Carpenter Ln
    PhiladelphiaPA 19119
    (215)843-1700
    0.9KG-8453
  • PhiladelphiaAmy Nw Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 284 students6000 Ridge Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19128
    (215)951-5200
    1.16-8284
  • PhiladelphiaLeeds Morris E Middle School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 374 students1100 East Mount Pleasant Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19150
    (215)248-6602
    1.16-8374

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I graduated from parkway spring garden on 7500 Germantown ave in 1988. Great teachers and staff.
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