1400 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Girls High School serves 983 students in grades 9-12.
Girls High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 96% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Girls High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Girls High School's student population of 983 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
983 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Girls High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Girls High School is 0.53, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 2797 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
66%
15%
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White
3%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Girls High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Girls High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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My daughter did very well in this school. I commence the teachers to the utmost. Thank you so much to all of the staff. My baby graduated from West Chester University in 2021.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 983 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 96% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 20%)

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