Parkway Northwest High School

7500 Germantown Ave,

Philadelphia, PA, 19119-1658

Tel: (215)248-6220
Grades: 9-12

295 students

Parkway Northwest High School serves 295 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Parkway Northwest High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%%.

Overview

The student population of 295 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 295 students
Gender % 37% Male / 63%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has increased by 66% over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
Black
95%
16%
White
n/a
71%
Unknown
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.10
0.47
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 34%
34%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 147,349 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 147,349
1,559
Graduation Rate 54
88%
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM
n/a
District Spending $2,762 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $16,708
$0
District Spending / Student $17,277
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Philadelphia Military Academy At Leeds (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Leeds Morris E Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emlen Eleanor C School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Recommended September 12, 2012 - I graduated from parkway spring garden on 7500 Germantown ave in 1988. Great teachers and staff. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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