11081 Knights Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19154
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush serves 653 students in grades 9-12.
Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush placed in the top 20% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush's student population of 653 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush is ranked within the top 20% 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 Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#457 out of 2797 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
13%
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Black
18%
15%
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White
53%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 653 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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