Edison High School/fareira Skills

  • Edison High School/fareira Skills serves 1,047 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Edison High School/fareira Skills's student population of 1,047 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,047 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edison High School/fareira Skills's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edison High School/fareira Skills is 0.42, 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#2699 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
72%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
26%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edison High School/fareira Skills.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.420.27
This chart display the diversity score of Edison High School/fareira Skills and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
58%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Edison High School/fareira Skills and public school graduation rate of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edison High School/fareira Skills and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
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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