South Philadelphia High School

2101 South Broad St,

Philadelphia, PA, 19148-2541

Tel: (215)952-6220
Grades: 9-12

966 students

South Philadelphia High School serves 966 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
South Philadelphia High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 966 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 966 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has increased by 5% over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
14:1
American Indian
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Asian
25%
3%
Hispanic
5%
8%
Black
59%
16%
White
8%
71%
Unknown
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.59
0.47
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 75%
34%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
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6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 147,349 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
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Number of Students Managed 147,349
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Graduation Rate n/a
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District Total Revenue n/a
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District Spending n/a
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District Revenue / Student n/a
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District Spending / Student n/a
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School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bok Edw W Technical High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gamp (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Girard Stephen School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended September 26, 2007 - This school has a good quality of some subjects. For example, this school has a department for people who are not speaking English as first language. Moreover this school has JROTC program which teach student to become a better citizen and produced persons in their community. Also this school has foreign language classes (Spanish) which teach by professional teachers. SPHS also has varsity club which organized well. Parents in this school have a important role for their kids & involved to care of their kids education as the principle and school staff give more intense information through media such as letters and phone calls. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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