Swenson Arts & Technology High School

2750 Red Lion Rd

Philadelphia, PA 19114-1014

Tel: (215)961-2009
Grades 9-12
679 students
Swenson Arts & Technology High School serves 679 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Swenson Arts & Technology High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 679 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 679 students
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Swenson Arts & Technology High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Swenson Arts & Technology High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
6%
3%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
25%
9%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
33%
15%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
34%
69%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Swenson Arts & Technology High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.72 0.24
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
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.
62%
38%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
5%
5%
Swenson Arts & Technology High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 135,175 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,088 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,807 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
250
3
Number of Students Managed 135,175 1,514
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,831 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,951 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,088 $12,967
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,807 $12,300
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Philadelphia Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Philadelphia Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Philadelphia Academy Charter School (0.7 miles away)
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