Loesche William H School

595 Tomlinson Rd,

Philadelphia, PA, 19116-3332

Tel: (215)961-2000
Grades: PK-5

816 students

Loesche William H School serves 816 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Loesche William H School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 816 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 816 students
Loesche William H School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Loesche William H School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Loesche William H School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 16:1 14:1
Loesche William H School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
21%
3%
Loesche William H School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
8%
Loesche William H School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
16%
Loesche William H School Black (1988-2012)
White
53%
71%
Loesche William H School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Loesche William H School Sch Ethnicity Loesche William H 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.
0.66 0.47
Loesche William H 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.
39%
34%
Loesche William H 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.
9%
6%
Loesche William H School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 (1987-2012)
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 Washington George High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mast Community Charter School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Comly Watson School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Philadelphia Washington George High School
    10175 Bustleon Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19116
    (215)961-2001
    0.5  mi  |  1921  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Philadelphia Comly Watson School
    1001 Byberry Rd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19116
    (215)961-2008
    0.9  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Philadelphia Mast Community Charter School
    Charter School
    1800 East Byberry Rd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19116
    (267)348-1100
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  1247  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    11000 Roosevelt Blvd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19116
    (215)676-8320
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  1188  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Philadelphia Swenson Arts & Technology High School
    Vocational School
    2750 Red Lion Rd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19114
    (215)961-2009
    Vocational School
    1.7  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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