Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush

  • Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush serves 606 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush's student population of 606 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 52% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arts Academy At Benjamin Rush is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#69 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
22%
15%
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White
53%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.27
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
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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