5900 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Barry Community John School serves 652 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Barry Community John 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 8% (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 15% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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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School Overview

Barry Community John School's student population of 652 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Barry Community John 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 Barry Community John School is 0.12, 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 Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2732 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
94%
15%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
7%
7%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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