Allen Dr Ethel School

3200 W Lehigh Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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Bottom 50%
Allen Dr Ethel School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Allen Dr Ethel School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Allen Dr Ethel School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Allen Dr Ethel School's student population of 450 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Rankings

Allen Dr Ethel School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Allen Dr Ethel School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2785 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
91%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Allen Dr Ethel School is Strawberry Mansion High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rhodes E Washington School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Rhodes E Washington School Math: 3% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 552 students
    0.5 miles
    2900 W. Clearfield Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215) 227-4402
    0.5 K-8 552
  • Philadelphia Strawberry Mansion High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 277 students
    0.5 miles
    3133 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215) 684-5089
    0.5 9-12 277
  • Philadelphia Wright Richard R School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    0.6 miles
    2700 W Dauphin St
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215) 684-5076
    0.6 PK-5 371
  • Philadelphia Peirce Thomas M School Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 466 students
    0.8 miles
    2300 W Cambria St
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215) 227-4411
    0.8 PK-6 466
  • Philadelphia Randolph A. Philip Avt High School Vocational School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
    0.8 miles
    3101 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19129
    (215) 227-4407
    0.8 9-12 479

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