Swenson Arts & Technology High School

2750 Red Lion Rd

Philadelphia, PA 19114-1014

Grades: 9-12

693 students

Swenson Arts & Technology High School serves 693 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Swenson Arts & Technology 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 693 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 693 students
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 61% Male / 39%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Total Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Swenson Arts & Technology High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more 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 19:1 15:1
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
Asian
6%
3%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
24%
9%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
32%
16%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Black Students (2002-2013)
White
37%
70%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School White Students (2002-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Swenson Arts & Technology High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.71 0.24
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
55%
36%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
7%
5%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 152,045 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,708 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,277 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 152,045 1,528
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 54% 88%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,708 $12,476
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,277 $11,944
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Philadelphia Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Philadelphia Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Philadelphia Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
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  • PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Academy Charter School
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    (215)676-8320
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    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 1182 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaFrank Anne School
    2000 Bowler St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19115
    (215)961-2005
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  • PhiladelphiaWashington George High School
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    10175 Bustleon Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19116
    (215)961-2001
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1866 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaLa Brum Gen J Harry Middle School
    10800 Hawley St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19154
    (215)281-2607
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 200 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaMast Community Charter School
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    1800 East Byberry Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19116
    (267)348-1100
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    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 1306 students                      

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