Germantown High School

Germantown High School serves 880 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Germantown 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 880 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 880 students
Germantown High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Germantown High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Germantown High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Germantown High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Germantown High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
96%
16%
Germantown High School Black (1988-2012)
White
1%
71%
Germantown High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Germantown High School Sch Ethnicity Germantown 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.
0.08 0.23
Germantown 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.
92%
34%
Germantown 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%
Germantown 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 90% over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 155,106 1,682
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 Mastery Cs-pickett Campus High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Roosevelt Theodore Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fulton Robert School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Philadelphia Fulton Robert School
    60 East Haines St
    Philadelphia , PA 19144
    (215)951-4005
    0.1  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Philadelphia Imani Educationl Circle Charter School
    Charter School
    5612 Greene St
    Philadelphia , PA 19144
    (215)713-9240
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Philadelphia Roosevelt Theodore Middle School
    430 East Washington Ln
    Philadelphia , PA 19144
    (215)951-4170
    0.6  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Philadelphia Mastery Cs-pickett Campus High School
    Charter School
    5700 Wayne Ave
    Philadelphia , PA 19144
    (215)866-9000
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  721  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Philadelphia Lingelbach Anna L School
    6340 Wayne Ave
    Philadelphia , PA 19144
    (215)951-4001
    0.6  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Did You Know?
Philadelphia, PA public schools have a 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. of 0.02, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Philadelphia is Rhawnhurst School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.