Comly Watson School

  • Comly Watson School serves 491 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 61% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Comly Watson School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 55% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Comly Watson School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Comly Watson School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1464 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
57%
66%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Comly Watson School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.63n/a
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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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