Gratz Simon High School (Closed 2011)

Gratz Simon High School (Closed 2011) served 1,110 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 29%.
Gratz Simon High School (Closed 2011) operated within the Philadelphia City School District.
The school district's 54% graduation rate was lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,110 students
Gratz Simon High School Total Students (1987-2011)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Gratz Simon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2011)
Students by Grade Gratz Simon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Gratz Simon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2011)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Black
96%
16%
All Ethnic Groups Gratz Simon High School Sch Ethnicity Gratz Simon 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
Gratz Simon High School Diversity Score (1988-2011)
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%
Gratz Simon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2011)
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%
Gratz Simon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

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: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mastery Cs-gratz Campus (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mastery Cs-gratz Campus (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mastery Cs-gratz Campus (0 miles away)
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    Charter School
    1798 Hunting Park Ave
    PhialdelphiaPA 19140
    (215)227-4408
    Charter School

    0 mi | 1127 students | Gr. 6-12                      
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    4301 Wayne Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)456-3008
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  • PhiladelphiaMulti-cultural Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    3821 North Broad St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)227-0513
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 247 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaSheridan West Middle School
    3807 North Broad St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)537-2920
    0.4 mi | 240 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PhiladelphiaCleveland Grover School
    3701 North 19th St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19140
    (215)227-4415
    0.4 mi | 693 students | Gr. PK-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.