Amy Nw

6000 Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Amy Nw serves 305 students in grades 6-8.
Amy Nw placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Amy Nw's student population of 305 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Amy Nw is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Amy Nw is 0.26, 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
#1906 out of 2820 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
86%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
5%
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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 Amy Nw is Hill Freedman World Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Day Anna B School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Day Anna B School Math: 9% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 489 students
    0.3 miles
    6324-42 Crittenden St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215) 276-5250
    0.3 PK-8 489
  • Philadelphia Emlen Eleanor C School Math: 14% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    0.4 miles
    6501 Chew Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
    (215) 951-4010
    0.4 PK-5 416
  • Philadelphia Hill Freedman World Academy Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 634 students
    0.6 miles
    1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA 19150
    (215) 276-5260
    0.6 6-12 634
  • Philadelphia King Martin Luther High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 641 students
    0.7 miles
    6100 Stenton Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215) 276-5253
    0.7 9-12 641
  • Philadelphia West Oak Lane Charter School Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,076 student
    0.7 miles
    7115 Stenton Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215) 927-7995
    0.7 K-8 1,076

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