Carver High School

  • Carver High School serves 738 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Carver High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
  • Philadelphia City School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 738 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students738 students
Carver High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Carver High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Carver High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCarver High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
Carver High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
10%
4%
Carver High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
7%
10%
Carver High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
77%
15%
Carver High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
3%
68%
Carver High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Carver High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Carver High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCarver High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.390.25
Carver High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
41%
Carver High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Carver High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 131,666 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,566 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,431 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed131,6661,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate59%89%
Philadelphia City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$2,951 MM$20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$20,566$12,967
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$21,431$12,300
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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