Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School

3116 Frankford Ave,

Philadelphia, PA, 19134-3827

Tel: (215)291-4703
Grades: 9-12

852 students

Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School serves 852 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Mastbaum Jules E Avts 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 852 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 852 students
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 14:1 14:1
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
37%
8%
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
56%
16%
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
71%
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School Sch Ethnicity Mastbaum Jules E Avts High 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.
0.55 0.47
Mastbaum Jules E Avts 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%
34%
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High 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%
Mastbaum Jules E Avts High 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.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 91% 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 (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 54% 88%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
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 Carroll Charles School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Conwell Russell Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willard Frances E School (0.3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Philadelphia Conwell Russell Middle School
    Magnet School
    1849 East Clearfield St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4722
    Magnet School
    0.2  mi  |  737  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Philadelphia Willard Frances E School
    2900 Emerald St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4714
    0.3  mi  |  909  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Philadelphia Webster School
    3400 Frankford Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)537-2525
    0.4  mi  |  955  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Philadelphia Jones John Paul Middle School
    2950 Memphis St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4709
    0.4  mi  |  800  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Philadelphia Sheridan School
    800 East Ontario St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4724
    0.5  mi  |  777  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.