Gratz Simon High School (Closed 2012)

  • Gratz Simon High School served 1,110 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 32%.
  • Gratz Simon High School operated within the Philadelphia City School District.
  • Philadelphia City School District's 59% graduation rate was lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,110 students
Gratz Simon High School Total Students (1987-2011)
Gender % Gratz Simon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Gratz Simon High School Total Teachers (1987-2011)
Students by Grade Gratz Simon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Gratz Simon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2011)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Gratz Simon High School Black Students (1993-2011)
Black
97%
15%
Gratz Simon High School Black Students (1991-2011)
White
n/a
68%
Gratz Simon High School White Students (2001-2009)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gratz Simon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Gratz Simon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.06 0.25
Gratz Simon High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
41%
Gratz Simon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Gratz Simon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,756 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,742 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,020 $13,911
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,916 $13,599
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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