Girard Stephen School

  • Girard Stephen School serves 606 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (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 28% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Girard Stephen School's student population of 606 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Girard Stephen School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Girard Stephen School is 0.55, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2684 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
20%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
64%
15%
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White
5%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.53
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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 Girard Stephen School is South Philadelphia High School (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Gamp (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Gamp (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia South Philadelphia High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 603 students
    0.3 miles
    2101 S Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215)952-6220
    0.3 9-12 603
  • Philadelphia Gamp
    Grades: 5-12 | 572 students
    0.4 miles
    23rd And Ritner Sts
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215)952-8590
    0.4 5-12 572
  • Philadelphia Mcdaniel Delaplaine School
    Grades: K-8 | 601 students
    0.5 miles
    1801 S 22nd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215)952-8600
    0.5 K-8 601
  • Philadelphia Preparatory Cs Of Mathematics Science Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 578 students
    0.5 miles
    1928 Point Breeze Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    (215)334-6144
    0.5 9-12 578
  • Philadelphia Jenks Abram School
    Grades: K-5 | 308 students
    0.6 miles
    2501 S 13th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215)952-6224
    0.6 K-5 308

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