Mifflin Thomas School

Mifflin Thomas School serves 287 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Mifflin Thomas School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 287 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 287 students
Mifflin Thomas School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Mifflin Thomas School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mifflin Thomas School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Mifflin Thomas School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Mifflin Thomas School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Mifflin Thomas School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
83%
16%
Mifflin Thomas School Black (1988-2012)
White
10%
71%
Mifflin Thomas School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mifflin Thomas School Sch Ethnicity Mifflin Thomas School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.30 0.47
Mifflin Thomas 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.
80%
34%
Mifflin Thomas School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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
6%
Mifflin Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 155,106 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 155,106 1,559
Philadelphia City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,708 $12,476
Philadelphia City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,277 $11,944
Philadelphia City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastern University Academy Charter School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Fitzsimons Thomas High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whittier John G School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Philadelphia Eastern University Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    3300 Henry Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19129
    (215)769-3131
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Philadelphia Randolph, A. Philip Avt High School
    Vocational School
    3101 Henry Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19129
    (215)227-4407
    Vocational School
    0.7  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Philadelphia Rhodes E Washington Middle School
    2900 West Clearfield St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19132
    (215)227-4402
    1  mi  |  399  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Philadelphia Cook-wissahickon School
    201 East Salaignac St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19128
    (215)487-4463
    1  mi  |  517  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Philadelphia Wissahickon Charter School
    Charter School
    4700 G Wissahickon Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19144
    (267)338-1020
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  426  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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