Emlen Eleanor C School

  • Emlen Eleanor C School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (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 39% (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.

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School Overview

  • Emlen Eleanor C School's student population of 452 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emlen Eleanor C School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emlen Eleanor C School is 0.13, which is less 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#2455 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
93%
15%
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White
n/a
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.130.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
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

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Emlen Eleanor C School is Hill Freedman World Academy (0.7 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Amy Nw (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Amy Nw (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Amy Nw
    Grades: 6-8 | 311 students
    0.4 miles
    6000 Ridge Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (215)951-5200
    0.4 6-8 311
  • Philadelphia Roosevelt Theodore Middle School
    Grades: K-8 | 576 students
    0.4 miles
    430 E Washington Ln
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215)951-4170
    0.4 K-8 576
  • Philadelphia Day Anna B School
    Grades: PK-8 | 537 students
    0.5 miles
    6324-42 Crittenden St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215)276-5250
    0.5 PK-8 537
  • Philadelphia Khepera Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 446 students
    0.6 miles
    926 W. Sedgley Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215)843-1700
    0.6 K-8 446
  • Philadelphia Hill Freedman World Academy
    Grades: 6-12 | 656 students
    0.7 miles
    1100 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA 19150
    (215)276-5260
    0.7 6-12 656

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