Amy Nw

  • Amy Nw serves 311 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Amy Nw's student population of 311 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1767 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
89%
15%
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White
1%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.200.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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    0.3 miles
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    (215)276-5250
    0.3 PK-8 537
  • Philadelphia Emlen Eleanor C School
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    0.4 miles
    6501 Chew Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
    (215)951-4010
    0.4 PK-5 452
  • Philadelphia Hill Freedman World Academy
    Grades: 6-12 | 656 students
    0.6 miles
    1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA 19150
    (215)276-5260
    0.6 6-12 656
  • Philadelphia King Martin Luther High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 863 students
    0.7 miles
    6100 Stenton Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215)276-5253
    0.7 9-12 863
  • Philadelphia West Oak Lane Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 1071 students
    0.7 miles
    7115 Stenton Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215)927-7995
    0.7 K-8 1071

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